Sport Ireland Anti-doping Unit Launch New Medicine Checker Website
“Sport Ireland Anti-Doping Have today launched medcheck.sportireland.ie, a Medicine checker website designed as a resource for athletes to check whether their medication contains a substance on the WADA prohibited list.”
Did you know?
All medications, be they over-the-counter or prescription, may contain substances that are on the WADA Prohibited list. This list contains the details off all substances and methods that are prohibited in sport. The prohibited list is revised on an annual basis.
Advice for Athletes
The simple advice for all athletes is that they MUST CHECK the status in sport of all medication BEFORE CONSUMING it. Athletes can now check the status in sport of medication purchased in the Republic of Ireland via the NEW Medicine Checker website below.