Adderall automatic DQ???

Discussion in 'Coast Guard Academy - USCGA' started by taylors328, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. taylors328

    taylors328 New Member

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    I'm a senior and i just submitted my application to the Coast Guard Academy. Just a few days ago I got prescribed Adderall, because I have ADHD and I wanted to be able to focus during the swimming season which starts soon.

    given this, am i now going to be DQd?

    what do i do?
     
  2. shellz

    shellz Parent

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    Email Larry Mullen....best source of info.

    And remember, your doc is the last word on what you NEED to take for health concerns. As for ADHD and medicating for swimming performance, I'd probably counsel my kid to find another way to focus. Adderall is a serious med and I would guess CGA takes a good look at both the type of med and what it is used for.

    Good luck!
     
  3. USNA1982BGO

    USNA1982BGO Retired Staff Member

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    ^^^
    Agree. You NEED to follow doctor's advice.

    Mr. Mullen needs to be informed if you have already been cleared by DoDMERB.

    I've never heard of medicating to perform better in a sport??
     

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