What drugs are used in Cycling
This article will inform you on which drugs are most commonly used by cyclists based on the information found in our databse.
Our search in the Anti-Doping Database shows that Erythropoietin (EPO) is the most commonly used substance by Cyclists. Erythropoietin (EPO) is a naturally occurring substance that stimulates red blood cell production. A few big names has tested positive for this substance, or admitted they did use the substance while they were competing. As part of the big investigation around the US Pro cycling team - US Postal - both Levi Leipheimer and George Hincapie admitted using the substance.
Our stats as of September 2020 show that most Italian riders has tested positive for this substance followed by riders from France and the USA.
The second most popular used substance is Testosterone which is another Anabolic Steroid. The stats for this substance shows that riders from the USA is most likely to test positive for this. Italy and France follow.
Stanozolol is the third most commonly used substance and is mostly used by riders from Brazil, Italy and Argentina. Stanozolol is a Anabolic Steroid.
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