I just recently got my AME exam and I got deferred because I took ADHD medication about two years ago. The reason I started taking it was because I had a hard time in college, so I went to a doctor and got prescribed Ritalin. The doctor who prescribed me didn’t even give me a diagnosis. All I told him that I was having a hard time in school and he just gave me drugs. I was probably in there for five minutes. Fast-forward I only took the medication for three months and it didn’t even end up helping me And I just stopped taking it after those three months and haven’t taken it in two ,and I realized that I wasn’t enjoying college and my classes nor did I even want to be there as to why I was having a hard time in school.
My AME told me to get a letter from my Doctor Who prescribed me the medication to state that I don’t take the medication anymore and haven’t for two years as well as stating on the letter from a doctor that the medication didn’t work.
My AME told me that the FAA will most likely just need that letter from the doctor and I won’t have to do a neurologist test for having taken ADHD medication. Is that true or Does anyone have any Experiences with this?