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Hay Fever Policy (Glucocorticoid Injections)

Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) Committee Policy on Glucocorticoid Injections for Hay Fever Depo-Medrone (Methylprednisolone) and Kenalog* (Triamcinolone) administered by intra-muscular injection as treatment for hay fever are prohibited in sport and therefore their use requires the athlete and their physician to strictly adhere to the TUE Policy. The TUE Policy is available at www.sportireland.ie/Anti-Doping/Athlete-Zone/Therapeutic-Use-Exemptions-/ Athletes included in their International Federation Registered Testing Pool and/or athletes competing at International Competition will require a Therapeutic Use Exemption in advance of receiving an intra-muscular glucocorticoid. These athletes should contact their sport’s Anti-Doping Officer for assistance in identifying International Competitions and establishing the requirements…