tablets, capsules, suspension, solution, injection

This Product can be used for the following complaints/illnesses:

normally used clinically to reduce fluid (oedema) or blood-pressure (hypertension)

Sports Information

This Product contains banned substances according to the IOC.


all diuretics are banned because they promote rapid weight loss, increase urine output, producing an over-dilute and potentially untestable urine. In addition they may cause severe dehydration during exercise, which could even be fatal!

Additional Information

The combination of a diuretic with competitive sport in ahtletes not otherwise requiring this medicine is dangerous and may be seriously detrimental to health

Active Ingredients

See individual preparations


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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