Special Note for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD TUE Applications

Athletes with ADHD who have been prescribed the use of a substance that is prohibited and need to apply for a Theraputic Use Exemption (TUE), should take note of important information from the WADA Medical Information to  Support  the Decisions of  TUE Committees on  the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)  in  Children  and  Adults.

The information can be found in a document here: https://www.wada-ama.org/sites/default/files/resources/files/WADA-MI-ADHD-5.0.pdf

All criteria and guidelines about ADHD and the prescription of medicine for it can be found in the above link.

This information can also be found of the SAIDS website here: http://www.drugfreesport.org.za/tue/

If you are unsure of whether or not you need to apply for a TUE, click here: https://www.cyclingsa.com/s/20170723_Who-Needs-to-Apply-for-a-TUE-2017.pdf

For those athletes/coaches/parents interested in finding out more information, there is also the option of booking SAIDS Anti-Doping Education session where the latest information on anti-doping and TUEs will be shared and presented. These sessions are free of charge.

The booking form for these sessions can be found here:  https://www.cyclingsa.com/s/SAIDS-Education-Event-REQUEST-FORM-General-2017.doc