Is Your FAA Medical Denied Because You Use Lexapro?

Is your FAA medical denied because you use Lexapro? If you are reporting a history of using Lexapro (generic being Escitalopram) on your FAA medical application, your medical application will be deferred by your Aviation Medical Examiner (“AME”). Thereafter, the FAA’s Office of Aerospace Medicine will send you correspondence, likely requesting copies of your medical records relevant to your history of treatment with Lexapro. (more…)