Being a structural counterpart of gamma-butyrobetaine, Mildronate produces a complex effect, improving general health condition and its specific functions. First of all, the medication speeds up the metabolism, allowing the body to keep well-toned. Besides, Mildronate balances the delivery and necessity of oxygen cells. The medication works to eliminate the amounts of toxins in the cells, providing them with due protection. The tonic effect of the treatment cannot be overestimated, too, as the drug helps the organism to acquire the inevitable ability to overcome stress and restore energy reserves. In addition, Mildronate features a drastic preferable impact on the cardiovascular system and the blood flow to the brain. As a result, the patient receives boosted mental and physical performance.
Only a year ago Mildronate wasn’t interesting for anti-doping laboratories as its components did not belong to the prohibited ones. Nevertheless, the medication shows a considerable increase in physical performance of athletes and their endurance. The treatment course stimulates faster rehabilitation after workouts, enhanced stress-resistance, better actions of the central nervous system and other functions. In this respect, Mildronate got into the radar of the anti-doping lab. On January 1, 2016 the medication was added to the list of banned drugs for athletes. The World Anti-Doping Agency classified the drug as a metabolic modular, similar to insulin and restricted its intake by sportsmen.
In general, Mildronate has been taken by athletes to improve performance and, thus, achieve greater results. Other benefits of the medication intake are the following:
- Activated functions of the central nervous system;
- Reliable protection against stress;
- Increased physical capacities;
- Reduced lactate and urea levels in blood;
- Better endurance, aerobic capacities of sportsmen;
- Improved parameters of heart activity;
- Speeded recovery rate, especially after great physical loads.