Major League Baseball granted Orioles first baseman Chris Davis a therapeutic-use exemption for , but not for Adderall, the medication that caused him to receive a game suspension last season. Davis told FOX Sports on Saturday that he instead was granted an exemption for Vyvanse, a different form of stimulant medicine for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Vyvanse, like Adderall, is an amphetamine. Gary Green. Davis, 28, said he responded well to Vyvanse after trying it this offseason, and even preferred it to Adderall.
Orioles’ Chris Davis Suspended 25 Games For Postive Amphetamine Test
Orioles star Chris Davis suspended 25 games | jollierme.com
But at field level — which is all that matters, right? Davis was suspended 25 games Friday for testing positive for amphetamines. The slugger claims the positive test was a result of using Adderall, which he had a therapeutic use exemption TUE for in the past but did not apply for this season. Next time, make sure you get your TUE, dude.
Orioles' Chris Davis taking new ADHD medication to 'treat a medical condition,' expert says
Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been suspended for 25 games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for amphetamines, the league announced Friday morning. The suspension includes the postseason. Should the Orioles play more than eight postseason games, Davis will again be eligible.
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