Common medical conditions
Below we've listed some common medical conditions. Click on the condition relevant to you to check out common medications used and whether they are permitted in sport.
If you're an athlete, always make sure you tell your medical professional that you're a competitive sportsperson who could be drug tested. This lets the doctor know that they need to be careful to prescribe you medication that is permitted in sport.
You can also check the satus of medications using our medication check or you can email us or call us on 0800 DRUGFREE (378 437) if you require any further information.
- Excema and other skin conditions
- Headaches / pain / inflamation
- Cold and 'flu
Remember, if the treatment you require is prohibited in sport, you may need to apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) before you take the medication. Find out more about TUEs here.