The following briefly
outlines allergy and cold medications which are approved by the FAA on a case by
Entex (phenylpropanolamine) are
approved by the FAA provided they are not combined with an antihistamine.
Over the counter
medications - FAA publication
Vitamin B-12 or
other prophylactic injections are approved provided there are no side effects.
Clarinex (Desloratadine) and Allegra (Fexofenadine) are acceptable to the FAA provided
no negative side effects are experienced.
- Afrin (Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride)
- Atrovent (Ipratropium) CASE BY CASE ONLY
- Beconase (Beclomethasone
- Flonase (Fluticasone Propionate)
- Nasalcrom (Cromolyn
- Nasalide (Flunisolide)
- Vancenase (Beclomethasone
Sedating medications are not
acceptable. This includes but is not limited to: Cetirazine (Zyrtec),
Astelin (Azelastine) Nasal Inhaler.
Research which illustrates the dangers of
OTC Allergy / Cold Medications