Canes Deer Velvet capsules at the recommend dose are, to the best of our knowledge, considered safe for use by athletes undergoing drug testing. Growth factors IGF-I and IGF-II both occur naturally in deer velvet, but will not raise the IGF levels in the blood abnormally so when taken on its own in capsule form deer velvet will not alter results of a sports drug test. Professional athletes undergoing regular drug testing currently take Canes Deer Velvet, and have done so long term.
Canes Deer Products Ltd however accept no liability based on this advice, as they have no control over other aspects of an athletes practices. If you have any questions around this subject please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Please note that concentrated extracts of IGF for sub lingual use (some producers of which have use Deer Velvet as a source) are a completely different product, and not recommended for use by professional athletes.