MEDICATION USE IN WORLD POWERLIFTING
Athletes may at times legitimately need a medication which is actually on the WADA Prohibited List. Also athletes should be wary of prohibited substances contained in commonly used medications, such as for asthma or a cold. If taking any medication an athlete should first check that substance’s contents and the Global DRO website is a useful tool for doing that. Then the athlete should consider if they need to apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption. Here are key resources for navigating the use of medications in an anti-doping environment.