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How does one consume Heptaminol? Is is contained in an

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Dr. Olgeta Xhufka

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Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: How does one consume Heptaminol? Is is contained in an energy drink called Clean Victory?
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
It increases blood pressure and heart rate.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, welcome to Ask a doctor service.
I read your query and here is my advice.

Heptaminol is an amino alcohol that works as cardiac stimulant. It increases blood flow to heart and less in extremities. It increases heart contractions and increases blood pressure too.
It can't be taken by patients which suffer from high blood pressure and coronary disease.
I read the ingredients of clear victory drink and it is not listed there.

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Follow up: Dr. Olgeta Xhufka 1 hour later
A young man was given this drink in a locker room by a coaching professional. They are claiming he tested positive for heptaminol as a result. Since it is an unalloyed substance by the NCAA, he has been suspended. Could anything else cause a false positive, in your opinion?
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
There is nothing to cause false positive results.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, welcome to Ask a doctor service.
I read your query and here is my advice.

This sounds true. This drink contains Heptaminol and it is an banned substance from WADA and is used in doping.
A coaching professional should know that it is used in doping. There is nothing that cause a false positive result.

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