Brazilian player blames failed test on hair-loss drugs
December 4, 2007
The 41-year-old striker for Vasco da Gama said Tuesday he tested positive for the banned substance finasteride in October. He said he had been using the drug, which is the active ingredient in Propecia, to prevent hair loss. The drug is banned by the World Anti-Doping Code because it can mask the use of anabolic steroids.
He said ...