this Terbutaline. Moroccan athlete Majida Maayouf, recently naturalized to Spain, tested positive for the substance during a 10km road test in Dresden (Germany) in 2020.it is used for Medicines to prevent and treat wheeze (whistles and squeals while breathing, which occurs when air passes through the narrowed airways in the lungs), shortness of breath and difficulty breathing Caused Asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
Terbutaline belongs to drug category is called Beta2 agonists: A Bronchodilators that work by relaxing and opening the airways, which makes breathing easier.It is supplied by Oral, available in pharmacies by prescription.
according to wadmecumreference works officially recognized by the health authority, consult the main indications of the drug, Each dose of terbutaline should control symptoms for at least 6 hours after taking it.
but, How would taking terbutaline affect Majida’s performance? Terbutaline, like all so-called drugs, according to medical sources reviewed by Relevo beta 2 antagonist, They increase the contractility of the heart, allowing for a greater blood supply to generate greater forcebesides owning recover faster After a very intense effort.
Terbutaline, banned by WADA
WADAe (AMA, or English, WADA, WADA) forbidden for athletes all beta 2 antagonist, and consider them specific substance. Other drugs such as terbutaline include arformoterol, fenoterol, formoterol, higenamine, indacaterol, levalbuterol, olodaterol, procaterol, raproterol, albuterol, salmeterol, tritoquinol, tulobuterol, and vilanterol.
What is a specific substance? Why is WADA classification important in final sanctions?
this WADA Prohibited List Classify certain substances into the following categories “Specified Substance”. So if an athlete tests positive for a particular substance, In certain circumstances, it may be possible to consider reducing the two-year moratorium that would have been applied automatically.
This is so because WADA recognizes that Certain substances may enter the athlete’s body without their awareness therefore, Allow some flexibility to the disciplinary courts in deciding the sanctions to apply in such cases.this it does not mean Specified substance is a dopant Less severe than other banned substancesnor does it exempt athletes from strict rules that hold them accountable for all substances that enter their bodies.
However, there may be a credible explanationwhich has nothing to do with doping, for the existence of these substances.This greater probability is just It is not credible for other substances, such as steroids or human growth hormone, So they don’t get a “specific” classification.