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Ask the Doc: Are narcotic painkillers performance-enhancing drugs?

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Should narcotic painkillers be classified or thought of as performance-enhancing drugs?

In the wake of Karo Parisyan's failed UFC 94 drug test due to the alleged use of a painkiller cocktail, many fans wonder why the drug's users receive such harsh punishments. Is it because painkillers are performance-enhancing drugs, as some commission executives contend?

In our latest "Ask the Doc" column, MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin weighs in.





















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Post #1   2/18/09 1:41:43PM   

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Reminds me of Nick Daiz's issue

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Post #2   2/19/09 7:57:44AM