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Information on Banned Performance-enhancing Drugs

Information on Banned Performance-enhancing Drugs

Dear Athlete,

Familiarizing yourself with the current lists of banned performance-enhancing
drugs is a recommended step to ensure that you compete cleanly.
The following sources contain specific international and U.S. drug lists
as well as a confidential hotline for addressing specific questions.
Working together, we can protect sport and help keep it clean.

— Anti-Doping Research, Inc.

Prohibited Substances Lists

The International Olympic Committee Anti-Doping Rules
The anti-doping rules for the Summer Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing 2008 were announced in May. For complete information, click here.

World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List
The Prohibited List is an international standard identifying substances and methods prohibited in competition, out of competition, and in particular sports. To review the list,click here.

United States Anti-Doping Agency Drug Reference Online
Drug Reference Online (DRO) provides information on whether specific U.S. pharmaceutical products are allowed for athletes to use. For information, click here.

The National Center for Drug Free Sport developed the Dietary Supplement
Resource Exchange Center (REC) as a confidential hotline and website for organizations to answer athletes’ questions about banned substances and dietary supplements. For information on how your organization can access the information, click here.