05/11/2021- Coach

World Anti-Doping Agency 2022 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published its 2022 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods.

If you are an athlete, coach, physio, doctor it’s time to read about the changes that will come into force on the 1st January 2022.

For more information and to see a summary of the changes please see the link below to the relevant page on the UKAD (UK Anti-Doping) website.


The Major Changes

S0. Non-approved Substances

Body Protecting Compound-157 (BPC-157) has now been listed as a prohibited substance. Athletes should remain vigilant for any supplements that market BPC-157 as it is not approved for human consumption.

S3. Beta-2 Agonists

The daily dosing time intervals of inhaled salbutamol have been modified. Permitted doses of salbutamol will now be 600 micrograms over any 8-hour period.
The total permitted daily dose (1,600 micrograms over 24-hours) remains unchanged. If an athlete exceeds the permitted doses, a TUE will be required.

S9. Glucocorticoids

Local injections have been added as prohibited routes of administration in-competition.

For clarification:
oral, rectal, intramuscular and intravenous routes remain prohibited
inhaled, intranasal, and dermal routes remain permitted

For more information on how to comply with the new glucocorticoid regulations, please refer to our Glucocorticoid TUE Policy and Frequently Asked Questions document. These can be found in the Special Topics section of the Medicine Hub.


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