Viagra Seen as Performance-Enhancing, Could Be Banned in International Sports

The World Anti-Doping Agency is conducting tests to determine whether Viagra is a performance-enhancing drug not only in the bedroom, but also on the playing field.

The New York Times reports that the Anti-Doping Agency, which is oversees drug testing for international sports, is currently conducting tests in which college lacrosse players are taking Viagra and having their athletic performances measured. If the study determines that Viagra gives users a competitive advantage by dilating blood vessels and increasing oxygen-carrying capacity, it will consider banning the drug.

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