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Substance Profile: Meldonium

What is Meldonium? 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 approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and not available in the U.S., meldonium is classified as a non-specified substance in the class of Metabolic Modulators on the WADA Prohibited…

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US Paralympic Table Tennis Athlete, Lo, Accepts Public Warning for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

March 9, 2016 USADA announced today that Wayne Lo, of Sunnyvale, Ca., an athlete in the sport of Paralympic table tennis, has tested positive for a prohibited substance, after using a prescribed medication, and accepted a public warning for his rule violation. Lo, 60, tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide and chlorothiazide as the result of an…