Is taking fertility drugs doping?

Apparently according to the NFL, it is. One of the players on the Indianapolis Colts was suspended after taking clomiphene, a fertility pill commonly used by Fertility SpecialistsOBGYNs and Urologists to help women (and sometime men) coping with infertility. Even though he was using it to help his wife get pregnant, successfully I might add, the NFL considers Clomid a “performance enhancing drug.” Most patients who have taken clomiphene, and put up with some its side effects would likely take issue with that assessment.

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ESPN story: Mathis suspended for using clomiphene

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