News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 15, 2013: With all the talk of doping by Jamaican athletes and allegations of improper monitoring by the Jamaican anti-doping agency, we thought we’d showcase some of the prohibited stimulants of the World Anti Doping Agency. See if you can keep up.
Adrafinil – a mild central nervous system stimulant drug used to relieve excessive sleepiness and inattention in elderly patients.
Amfepramone – is used as an appetite suppressant.
Amiphenazole – is a respiratory stimulant traditionally used as treatment of respiratory failure and useful as it could counteract the sedation and respiratory depression produced by morphine.
Amphetamine – is a stimulant and is used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder.
Amphetaminil – is a stimulant drug derived from amphetamine, which was developed in the 1970s and used for the treatment of obesity, ADHD, and narcolepsy.
Benfluorex – may improve glycemic control and decrease insulin resistance in people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes.
Benzphetamine – is used as a short term adjunct in management of exogenous obesity.
Clobenzorex – is a stimulant drug of the phenethylamine and amphetamine chemical classes used as an appetite suppressant.
Famprofazone – is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) that has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic effects.
Fenfluramine results in a feeling of fullness and loss of appetite.
Fenproporex and Furfenorex – used as an appetite suppressant for the treatment of obesity.
Mephentermine – has been used as a treatment for hypotension.
Methamphetamine – is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity under the trade name Desoxyn.
Modafinil – improves daytime wakefulness in people with uncontrollable sleepiness caused by narcolepsy or sleep apnea.
Phendimetrazine, Phenmetrazine, Phentermine – used with a diet plan for weight loss.