Tuaminoheptane | definition of tuaminoheptane by Medical dictionary
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an adrenergic used as a nasal decongestant
in the form of the base (for inhalation) or the sulfate salt (topical solution).
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The Jamaican Anti- Doping Agency was initially unable to determine whether it was prohibited by the WADA rules but subsequently decided to impose sanctions on some of the athletes on the grounds that the drug was similar in structure to a banned substance -- tuaminoheptane
But JADCO appealed that ruling, saying the drug in question had a similar chemical structure to the banned tuaminoheptane
. The Jamaica Anti-Doping Appeals Tribunal upheld tossing out the positive test for Brooks because her "B" sample was tested without her knowledge.
However, JADCO itself then appealed the verdict saying the substance had a similar structure to tuaminoheptane
, a banned stimulant according to the World Anti-Doping Agency.