A second anti-doping test that was carried out on Oscar Valdez on August 30 he was negative for phentermine, 17 days after the first positive test, according to the report of Mike coppinger, from ESPN.
The first test was performed on Oscar Valdez on August 13 and tested positive for phentermine. The second test was performed on August 30, and he already tested negative for the substance.
“Valdez submitted a sample on August 30 that tested negative for phentermine. The half-life of the prohibited substance is 20 hours. It takes five to six half-lives for phentermine to leave the system (a maximum of five days). The negative test came 17 days after the positive, ”he tweeted Coppinger.
The half-life of a substance or drug is the time it takes for the concentration to decrease to half its initial value in terms of its effect on the body.
Valdez submitted a sample on Aug. 30, which tested negative for phentermine. The half-life of the banned substance is roughly 20 hours. It takes five to six half-lives for phentermine to leave the system (maximum of five days.) That negative test came 17 days after the positive https://t.co/650HhNteeZ
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) September 2, 2021
On August 31, Coppinger reported that the Mexican tested positive for phentermine, a prohibited substance that stimulates the system to reduce weight.
This test was taken 17 days after the first positive test. In accordance with Coppinger, the substance is discharged from the body five days after it was consumed.
The legal defense of Valdez He explained that the only thing different he had was an herbal tea. The Mexican journalist Beatriz Pereyra reports that the brand of tea is Divine, and that it is a “miracle” product that even Valdez promoted on their social media.
It is expected that the resolution of the organizations involved will be known soon to know if the defense of the super feather belt of the CMB in view of Conceicao.