This booklet is a quick and printable reference on the status in sport of a selection of medications avaialble in Canada. It should be used in conjunction with the Global DRO.

Note: The current edition is dated 2013 but is reflective of the 2014 WADA Prohibited List. 

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You should know:

  • The 2013 Substance Classification Booklet is reflective of the 2014 WADA Prohibited List. 
  • The information in this publication is provided for reference purposes only.
  • The status is based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List, the international standard that defines the substances and methods that are prohibited in-competition, out-of-competition,and in particular sports.
  • This is a non-exhaustive list of Canadian medications. It should not be used for verifying brand-name medications procured overseas.
  • Always make sure the name on the label of the medication matches the name in this booklet exactly.
  • Brand names are in bold, while ingredient names are written in normal text. For each brand name, the ingredients are listed (in parentheses).
  • Generic medications are often named by the abbreviation of the company followed by the chemical name of the substances. For example: Apo-, CO-, Gen-, Mylan-, Novo-, Nu-, PMS-, Ran, Rho-, Riva- ,Sandoz and Taro-. For instance, Apo-Salbutamol is salbutamol.
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