Performance-Enhancing Drugs Part 2: How World-class Athletes Cheat

Ty Johnston, PharmD Candidate This is part 2 of a two-part series about performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). In part 1, we talked about ways athletes get away with doping, while here we talk about commonly abused PEDs; what they are, their medical uses, how they’re abused, and the risks behind their abuse.   What is a Performance-Enhancing…