What is Mildronate and how does it work? Meldonium (Mildronate) is an anti-ischemic drug that was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Prohibited List effective January 1, 2016. Not available in the United States as an FDA-approved drug, meldonium was originally developed in the late 1970’s as a growth-promoting agent for animals by the…
Protecting clean athletes’ rights by detecting and deterring the use of dangerous, banned performance-enhancing substances and methods is at the core of what USADA does.
Athletes under USADA’s jurisdiction are prohibited from using the substances and methods found on the WADA Prohibited List and are responsible for what is in their bodies at all times.
USADA is here to help athletes understand their responsibilities regarding prohibited substances and methods, providing numerous drug reference resources to make things as simple as possible for athletes and their support personnel.