Substances and Methods Prohibited In-Competition

In addition to the categories S0 to S5 and M1 to M3 defined above, the following categories are prohibited in-competition:

PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES

S6. STIMULANTS
All stimulants (including both optical isomers where relevant) are prohibited, except imidazole derivatives for topical use and those stimulants included in the 2011 Monitoring Program*.
Stimulants include:
a. Non-Specified Stimulants:
  • adrafinil
  • amfepramone
  • amiphenazole
  • amphetamine
  • amphetaminil
  • benfluorex
  • benzphetamine
  • benzylpiperazine
  • bromantan
  • clobenzorex
  • cocaine
  • cropropamide
  • crotetamide
  • dimethylamphetamine
  • etilamphetamine
  • famprofazone
  • fencamine
  • fenetylline
  • fenfluramine
  • fenproporex
  • furfenorex
  • mefenorex
  • mephentermine
  • mesocarb
  • methamphetamine(d-)
  • p-methylamphetamine
  • methylenedioxyamphetamine
  • methylenedioxymethamphetamine
  • modafinil
  • norfenfluramine
  • phendimetrazine
  • phenmetrazine
  • phentermine
  • 4-phenylpiracetam (carphedon)
  • prenylamine
  • prolintane

A stimulant not expressly listed in this section is a Specified Substance.

b. Specified Stimulants (examples):
  • adrenaline**
  • cathine***
  • ephedrine****
  • etamivan
  • etilefrine
  • fenbutrazate
  • fencamfamin
  • heptaminol
  • isometheptene
  • levmetamfetamine
  • meclofenoxate
  • methylephedrine****
  • methylhexaneamine (dimethylpentylamine)
  • methylphenidate
  • nikethamide
  • norfenefrine
  • octopamine
  • oxilofrine
  • parahydroxyamphetamine
  • pemoline
  • pentetrazol
  • phenpromethamine
  • propylhexedrine
  • pseudoephedrine*****
  • selegiline
  • sibutramine
  • strychnine
  • tuaminoheptane

and other substances with a similar chemical structure or similar biological effect(s).

* The following substances included in the 2011 Monitoring Program (bupropion, caffeine, phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine, pipradol, synephrine) are not considered as Prohibited Substances.
** Adrenaline associated with local anaesthetic agents or by local administration (e.g. nasal, ophthalmologic) is not prohibited.
*** Cathine is prohibited when its concentration in urine is greater than 5 micrograms per milliliter.
**** Each of ephedrine and methylephedrine is prohibited when its concentration in urine is greater than 10 micrograms per milliliter.
***** Pseudoephedrine is prohibited when its concentration in urine is greater than 150 micrograms per milliliter.
S7. NARCOTICS
The following are prohibited:
  • Buprenorphine
  • dextromoramide
  • diamorphine (heroin)
  • fentanyl and its derivatives
  • hydromorphone
  • methadone
  • morphine
  • oxycodone
  • oxymorphone
  • pentazocine
  • pethidine
S8. CANNABINOIDS
Natural (e.g. cannabis, hashish, marijuana) or synthetic delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabimimetics [e.g. “Spice” (containing JWH018, JWH073), HU-210] are prohibited.
S9. GLUCOCORTICOSTEROIDS
All glucocorticosteroids are prohibited when administered by oral, intravenous, intramuscular or rectal routes.