// Therapeutic Use Exemptions
TUE is a written approval to use prohibited substance or method for therapeutic purposes. Athletes who require such use must submit TUE application to ADAMAS, national sports federation, international federation or event organiser. Kindly contact ADAMAS for further information.
It is a necessary treatment for a diagnosed medical condition
The treatment is unlikely to enhance performance other than to
return the athlete to their normal state of health
No reasonable permitted therapeutic alternatives exis
Necessity of use must not result from prior use of a prohibited substance or method without a valid exemption
TUE Application Procedure
Prescription involves prohibited method/substance
Get TUE form from (ADAMAS/International Federation/Event Organiser)
Fill Up the TUE form. Please consult your physician to complete relevant parts.
Submit completed TUE to ADAMAS/International Federation/Event Organiser (attachment of medical report is compulsory)
TUE will be assessed by TUE Committee (a panel of expert physicians)
TUE Committer Chairman will issue a letter/e-mail
If TUE granted, please keep the approved TUE letter/grant and inform DCO everytime you are tested
If the application is rejected, you may submit an appeal with reasonable justifications. Rejected TUE will be assessed on case by case basis