Therapeutic Use Exemptions

There is a process which allows athletes to take medication containing a prohibited substance if they need to for medical reasons.  This is called the Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) process. Athletes may need to apply for a TUE if they get sick or injured and require medication or if they have an ongoing medical condition […]

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Male doctor consults with his patient and writes notes on the clipboard Do You Need A Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)?

Step 1: Check the substance on the GlobalDRO website to see if it or the method is prohibited.  Step 2: If the substance and/or method is prohibited and you need to use the substance, you now need to work out if you need an in-advance or retroactive Therapeutic Use Exemption.  NOTE: not all medications are eligible for a Therapeutic Use Exemption and having a Therapeutic Use Exemption will only […]

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Athletes should complete the TUE application and collect medical documents to provide to your National Anti-Doping Organisation with the request to use prohibited substances for the justifiable medical conditions. They shall bring all forms and guidelines with them to their doctor’s visit and Work with their physician to fill out the TUE application and collect […]

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Male doctor consults with his patient and writes notes on the clipboard Criteria for Granting a Therapeutic Use Exemption

Athletes should satisfy the following criteria to be TUE granted as per the International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemption (ISTUE). The Athlete would experience a significant impairment to health if the Prohibited Substance or Prohibited Method were to be withheld in the course of treating an acute or chronic medical condition. The Therapeutic Use of the […]

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Male doctor consults with his patient and writes notes on the clipboard About Therapeutic Use Exemptions

According to International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions an athlete may use a prohibited substance or prohibited method if he or she was granted a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE).An athlete who is not an international-level athlete should apply to your National Anti-Doping Organisation for a TUE. An Athlete who is an International-Level Athlete should apply […]

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