Special Topics

Medical Emergencies

In the event of a medical emergency, health comes first. Emergency therapies should be administered immediately, even if this involves using prohibited substances or methods according to the Prohibited List.

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Intravenous Infusions

Intravenous infusions and/or injections of more than 100 ml per 12-hour period of any substance are a prohibited method, even if the substance administered is not prohibited.

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Asthma Medication

According to the Prohibited List, certain asthma medications are prohibited. At the same time, there are many permitted medications available, which can be used for asthma.

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Food Contamination

Consumption of meat in Mexico, China or Guatemala may lead to unintentional ingestion of the prohibited substance clenbuterol. Federations and athletes should take appropriate precautions.

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