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 ( that allows you to quickly find information on the status of prescription and over-the-counter medications.

Complete our online form.

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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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