While researchers are still investigating the use of biological treatments and their potential efficacy, the most common questions athletes subject to the UFC Anti-Doping Program have about stem cell therapies are addressed.
Take time to learn about the 2019 Prohibited List & become familiar with changes that might impact the substances & methods you can use as a UFC athlete.
For UFC athletes who do choose to use supplements despite the risks, there are ways to minimize that risk. One ingredient athletes should be particularly aware of is octodrine.
An overview of the 2019 WADA Prohibited List, including highlights and additional explanations from the relatively minor changes for 2019.
Subject to anti-doping rules? always check the prohibited status of medications, even if prescribed for a condition unrelated to athletic performance.
Use these checklists to address your anti-doping responsibilities before a planned hospital visit, or during and after an emergency visit.
Athletes with ADD/ADHD can continue using necessary prohibited medications while competing as long as they receive a TUE. Learn more on how to comply.
For athletes subject to anti-doping rules and drug testing, it’s critical to understand how to use inhaled medications within the anti-doping rules.
Athletes who have a prescription for a compounded medication or a compounded supplement should be aware that compounding pharmacies are risky. Compounded products are more likely to be contaminated because they are mixed by hand and there is limited regulatory oversight.
Pain medications are something that most people, and many athletes, need to use at some point. This list includes examples of prohibited & permitted pain medications in the UFC Anti-Doping Program.