history of antidepressants?

Discussion in 'DoDMERB' started by erinmiran, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. erinmiran

    erinmiran 5-Year Member

    Jan 9, 2009
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    Hi. :)

    I have a history of being on anti-depressants for 10 months (due to breaking up with my then-fiance). I am being weaned off of them with medical supervision and am hoping to join the Navy. I have read that waivers have a higher chance of being approved if you are off of medication for at least a year after you stop taking it... is this true?

    I'm essentially wondering if I have a high likelihood of my waiver being approved if my dr agrees that I am medically fit, and since I took the medicine for less than a year, and it was for a situational event.
  2. MullenLE

    MullenLE 5-Year Member

    May 31, 2008
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    Pls send yourt posting to me at Larry.Mullen@dodmerb.tma.osd.mil. Be a bit more descriptive as to current age; age this occurred;type meds utilized, etc. I'll be glad to assist you after I receive your email:thumb:

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