2006-07 ncaa banned-drug classes
NCAA Banned-Drug Classes
The NCAA list of banned-drug classes is subject to change by
other anabolic agents
the NCAA Executive Committee. Contact NCAA education services
or www.ncaa.org/health-safety for the current list. The term “related
compounds” comprises substances that are included in the class by
(c) Substances Banned for Specific Sports:
their pharmacological action and/or chemical structure. No
substance belonging to the prohibited class may be used,
regardless of whether it is specifically listed as an example.
Many nutritional/dietary supplements contain NCAA banned
substances. In addition, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
and related compounds
(FDA) does not strictly regulate the supplement industry; therefore
purity and safety of nutritional dietary supplements cannot be
guaranteed. Impure supplements may lead to a positive NCAA drug
test. The use of supplements is at the student-athlete’s own risk.
Student-athletes should contact their institution’s team physician or
athletic trainer for further information.
Bylaw 31.2.3. Banned Drugs
The following is a list of banned-drug classes, with examples of
substances under each class:
and related compounds
(e) Street Drugs:
(f) Peptide Hormones and Analogues :
All the respective releasing factors of the above-mentioned
substances also are banned:
ethylamphetamine and related compounds.
(g) Definitions of positive depends on the following:
1for caffeine—if the concentration in urine exceeds 15
2for testosterone—if the administration of testosterone or use
(b) Anabolic Agents:
of any other manipulation has the result of increasing the ratio
of the total concentration of testosterone to that of
epitestosterone in the urine to greater than 6:1, unless there is
evidence that this ratio is due to a physiological or
3for marijuana and THC—if the concentration in the urine of
184.108.40.206.1 Drugs and Procedures
Subject to Restrictions.
The use of the following drugs and/or procedures is subject
to certain restrictions and may or may not be permissible,
depending on limitations expressed in these guidelines
and/or quantities of these substances used:
and related compounds
(a) Blood Doping.
The practice of blood doping (the
intravenous injection of whole blood, packed red
blood cells or blood substitutes) is prohibited, and any evidence
confirming use will be cause for action consistent with that taken for a
positive drug test. (Revised: 8/15/89, 5/4/92) (b) Local Anesthetics.
The Executive Committee will permit the
limited use of local anesthetics under the following conditions:
(1) That procaine, xylocaine, carbocaine or any other local anesthetic may be used, but not cocaine; (Revised: 12/9/91, 5/6/93)
(2) That only local or topical injections can be used (i.e., intravenous
(3) That use is medically justified only when permitting the athlete to continue the competition without potential risk to his or her health.
(c) Manipulation of Urine Samples.
The Executive Committee bans
the use of substances and methods that alter the integrity and/or validity of urine samples provided during NCAA drug testing.
Examples of banned methods are catheterization, urine substitution
and/or tampering or modification of renal excretion by the use of
diuretics, probenecid, bromantan or related compounds, and epitestosterone administration. (Revised: 8/15/89, 6/17/92, 7/22/97)
(d) Beta 2 Agonists.
The use of beta 2 agonists is permitted
by inhalation only. (Adopted: 8/13/93) (e) Additional Analysis.
Drug screening for select nonbanned
substances may be conducted for nonpunitive purposes. (Revised:
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