Accutane after being medically cleared

Discussion in 'DoDMERB' started by bringbacknelsoncruz, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. bringbacknelsoncruz

    bringbacknelsoncruz Member

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    Good morning. DS is medically cleared for both USAFA and ROTC. However, he wants to begin Accutane NOW – before reporting to USAFA (if he is admitted) or to college in the Fall. I have an opinion, but at this point only an opinion, about whether this would be problematic or not. Your thoughts please?
     
  2. Capt MJ

    Capt MJ 10-Year Member

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    Take a look at the DOD standard, p.36, but I always recommend consulting a primary source such as the DODMERB tech.

    This is an updated 2010-2011 link, didn't look for a later version, but the Accutane time period has been consistent for several years:

    http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/613003p.pdf