Health Canada Issues Warning Against Products Containing Anabolic Steroids

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 23, 2006) – Health Canada recently issued an advisory to warn consumers about five products containing illegal anabolic steroids: Anabolic Xtreme Superdrol, Methyl-1-P, Ergomax LMG, Prostanozoland, and FiniGenX Magnum Liquid. 

These products, like all anabolic steroids, can cause serious adverse health effects such as liver damage, heart problems, hardening of the arteries, reduced fertility, masculinization, and enlargement of male breasts. 

They are not authorized for sale in Canada either as drugs or natural health products. 

Anabolic steroids are prohibited in sport under the 2006 World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List. Athletes subject to doping control should avoid using products which contain prohibited substances. Please remember that athletes always bear the ultimate responsibility for the products they ingest.  

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The CCES is an independent, national, non-profit organization. Our mission, to foster ethical sport for all Canadians, is carried out through research, promotion, education, detection and deterrence, as well as through programs and partnerships with other organizations.

 

For further information, please contact Sonia Tran, Athlete Services Manager,
Ethics and Anti-Doping Services at (613) 521-3340 x3222 or at stran@cces.ca.
 

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For further information, please contact:
Megan Cumming
Manager, Corporate Communications
+1 613-521-3340 x3233
mcumming@cces.ca