Medication and Flying A Pilot's Guide Author:Dr. Stanley R. Mohler Medication and Flying: A Pilot's Guide — Medications - especially over-the-counter varieties - are a normal part of our lives. Most of us at one time or another take cold medications, allergy pills, stomach relief medicines, and prescription drugs without much thought to their possible side effects. — Assessing the overall relationship between a p... more »articular medication's effects and the successful completion of a flight is a very difficult task. We a AOPA believe it is our job to be concerned with every aspect of flight safety, however, and for this reason we asked our medical advisor, Dr. Stanley R. Mohler, to prepare this book - a book I believe makes a significant contribution to the aviation community. This book offers readers much-needed information on the physiological effects of various medications and drugs in use today.
Whether you fly an airplane, drive a motor vehicle, or operate any kind of machinery, it is important to understand how medications affect your performance. Medication and Flying helps provide that information.« less