clenbuterol


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clenbuterol

(klĕn-byo͞o′tə-rôl′)
n.
A bronchodilator used for certain respiratory conditions in horses. It is not approved for use in food animals or in humans.

clenbuterol

(klĕn-bū′tĕr-ŏl)
A beta-2 agonist drug formerly used by veterinarians to promote animal growth. It has been used by athletes as a doping agent to increase muscle mass. It is also occasionally used to dilute illicit drugs such as heroin. Its toxicities include tachycardia, palpitations, hyperglycemia, hypokalemia, and chest pain.
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Widely used to treat breathing problems, clenbuterol has also been abused by athletes and bodybuilders to burn fat and boost aerobic capacity, hence its place on the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list.
Clenbuterol is a racemic mixture of two enantiomers banned in sport since 1992.
That only made things more personal as "GGG" claimed his Mexican opponent had been using performance enhancing drugs for a long time as Alvarez, who failed his first-ever drug tests, was arguing that the traces of clenbuterol came from contaminated Mexican meat he had consumed.
Golovkin has dismissed Alvarez's claims that he ingested the Clenbuterol inadvertently, telling reporters last month at his training camp in Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, that he believed the Mexican was guilty of doping.
Many athletes from many sports have tested positive for clenbuterol...
Golden Boy had already acknowledged the fighter tested positive for banned Clenbuterol, blaming the result on tainted meat in Mexico, where the drug is sometimes used to fatten cattle.
Clenbuterol is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list because it is deemed performance-enhancing and can help weight loss.
Shahzad was able to satisfy the ICC through evidence and submissions prepared on his behalf that he had no intention to enhance his sporting performance through the use of prohibited substances or to mask the use of another performance enhancing substance and had, instead, inadvertently ingested the prohibited substance after taking Hyrdoxycut supplements which were contaminated with Clenbuterol.
Shahzad is tested positive for clenbuterol this January, a substance which is classified as a non-specified substance under WADA's Prohibited List and is prohibited both in-competition and out-of-competition.
DUBAI -- Afghanistan's big-hitting batsman Mohammad Shahzad has tested positive for the banned substance Clenbuterol and is set to be suspended by the International Cricket Council.