Check Your Medications

Some prescription and over-the-counter medications are prohibited in sport. Medications can be prohibited in-competition, out-of-competition, or in particular sports. 

Carefully check the status of any medication you consume to ensure that it won’t result in a positive test.

Here are a number of ways to find out if your medications are prohibited in sport.

The Global DRO is an online database (www.globaldro.com) that allows you to quickly find information on the status of prescription and over-the-counter medications.

Complete our online form.

Email us at Substances@cces.ca.

Call us toll-free at 1-800-672-7775.
The Substance Classification Booklet is no longer in publication, and all prior versions are now obsolete.
wada-prohibitedlist-2015-e.jpg The WADA Prohibited List is the complete list of substances and methods prohibited in sport.

Athletes who need to take a banned medication for a legitimate medical reason can apply for a medical exemption.

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