Beta-blockers

 

Tablets, capsules, injection

This Product can be used for the following complaints/illnesses:
Mostly used for blood-pressure (hypertension) congestive heart failure, heart-rhythm problems (arrythmias).

Sports Information

If taken in excessive amounts this product may cause you to test positive for banned substances.

Explanation

Beta-blockers are banned in control sports; if in doubt check with your governing body or medical officer "where the rules of a responsible Authority so provide tests will be conducted for beta-blockers" ...IOC 2001/2002

Additional Information

The combination of a fall in blood pressure and/or changes in heart rhythm combined with competitive sport in ahtletes not otherwise requiring this medicine may be seriously detrimental to health Many of the Beta-blockers are used in eye drops for Glaucoma. These may be Authorised using the National Governing Body's Medicines registration form. Do not stop taking a beta-blocker without consulting your doctor

Active Ingredients

See individual medicines

Disclaimer

This list is a reference source for licensed medical products according to the latest IOC (International Olympic Committee) guidelines. Some food supplements are included, but verified information on ingredients of most supplements is very hard to obtain.

Medicines and supplements may change in appearance, content and banned status from time to time, and some organisations may have more stringent rules for their own sport.

If you are in any doubt, consult with your group medical officer.

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