The Role Of Clenbuterol As An Bangladeshi Aid

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There are many illicit drugs being used nowadays by athletes to enhance their physical performance in the sports they are engaged in. The use of such energy enhancing drugs is increasing day by day and that has given rise to the need of taking a look over various aspects of that drug and figuring out the legal and ethical aspects related with the use of that drug. One such drug which is nowadays becoming popular is Clenbuterol. In this study we investigate the role of Clenbuterol as an ergogenic aid. We will document the importance and relevance of this ergogenic aid. There will be a detailed explanation of the physiological basis of how this ergogenic aid works, what are the positive effects of Clenbuterol, if it really works
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Ergogenic aid have been classified as nutritional, pharmacological, physiological, or psychological and range from use of accepted techniques such as carbohydrate loading to illegal and unsafe approaches such as anabolic-androgenic steroid use.” (p. 426- 439)
(Maria K. et al, 2007) “The product ‘Anabolic Burner’ of the brand name ‘natural steroid’ was ordered on a German hotline telephone number from a company named ‘Beach Power’. It was sent by regular mail from a German consignor in 2007. The active ingredient was labeled as ‘30µg Clenbuterol Enetat’. According to Europeon Legislation (German Federal Ministry of Health, 2004), this product has to be classified as a non-licensed pharmaceutical even if it is marketed as a dietary supplement”. (p. 298-300)
(Douillard A (2011) Skeletal and Cardiac Muscle Ergogenics and Side Effects of Clenbuterol Treatment. J Sport Medic Doping Studie S1:001. doi: 10.4172/2161-0673.S1-001) The β2- agonists were first used for their bronchodilatory property. According to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) the use of all β2-agonists and their isomers D and L is banned in sport. Other β2-agonists like salbutemol, salmoterol and formoterol are granted for therapeutic purpose when taken in inhaled form but clenbuterol is placed in the list of banned anabolic agents. It induces muscle hypertrophy and causes the reduction of fat through lipolytic action and hence is made a prized substance by
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