Posted by: Worried | 2008/07/03

Effects of Lamectin on male fertility

My husband has been on lamectin for 6-7 years at 25mg per day. We have been TTC since February and no luck. I was wondering if the Lamectin could have any effect on his fertility or the quality of his sperm?
Please help!! I am desperate to have a baby and keep worrying that it will never happen and want to cover all the bases.

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Dear Worried
In the vast majority of cases Lamactin should have no direct impact on sperm production or quality. However, occasionally there may be a raise prolactin level associated which indeed may negatively impact on the sperm parameters. I would therefore advise that a routine sperm analysis be done at this point and if necessary a serum prolactin level (blood test) be done as well.

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