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Intracerebral haemorrhage - A drug from the specified list Factor

The RMA has specified the following drugs as potential causes of cerebrovascular accident and retinal vascular occlusive disease:

  • cocaine
  • heroin
  • phencyclidine (angel dust)]
  • D-lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
  • amphetamines and amphetamine-like compounds, including dextroamphetamine, methamphetamine, methylphenidate (Ritalin), ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, phentermine, phendimetrazine, and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (ecstasy)
  • marijuana.

Last reviewed for CCPS 24 May 2007.

Investigative Documents
Type Title PDF Format Word Format
Claimant Report
Use of a Specified Drug
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Medical Report
Use of a Specified Drug
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Preliminary questions [12575]

12648 there is some evidence that using a drug from the specified list may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident.

12650 the veteran used a drug from the specified list within the 72 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident.

12652  the veteran has established the causal connection between using a drug from the specified list and VEA service for the clinical onset of cerebrovascular accident.

12653   the veteran has established the causal connection between using a drug from the specified list and operational service for the clinical onset of cerebrovascular accident.

or

12654   the veteran has established the causal connection between using a drug from the specified list and eligible service for the clinical onset of cerebrovascular accident.

Clinical onset and operational service [12653]

12655 on operational service, the veteran used a drug from the specified list within the 72 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident.

12658 the veteran's use of a drug from the specified list on operational service within the 72 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

12660 the veteran's use of a drug from the specified list within the 72 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident, was due to an illness or injury which is identifiable.

37125  the identified illness or injury which caused the veteran to use a drug from the specified list is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [12654]

38759 on eligible service, the veteran used a drug from the specified list within the 72 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident.

38760 the veteran's use of a drug from the specified list on eligible service within the 72 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

38761 the veteran's use of a drug from the specified list on eligible service within the 72 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident, occurred as a causal result of eligible service.

or

12660 the veteran's use of a drug from the specified list within the 72 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, a cerebrovascular accident, was due to an illness or injury which is identifiable.

37126  the identified illness or injury which caused the veteran to use a drug from the specified list is causally related to eligible service.