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Posted by: Ang | 2009-08-06

Meciadtion Long Term Effects

Do you know the long term effects of Salazopyrin on fertility in men? My three year old son is on Salazopyrin (chronic medication) and I read in the pamphlet that infertility can be a side effect.

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Dear Ang

Salazopyrin is an anti-gout medication with consequent effects on acidity and immune system, which could affect sperm production directly from the testicle and also through changes in the prostate secretions.

Answered by: Dr MI Cassim

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