Posted by: Booo | 2010/01/15


Hi doc I' m just wondering I' m a 23 year old male in good shape I' m very into
Sports and strength training I recently had some hormone tests done my tests came back as follows
Total testosterone 19.0 nmol/l
SHBG 17.3 nmol/l
Free testosterone 549.2pmol/l

I feel my total testosterone is a little low for my age especially that I am into strength training and testosterone is a determining factor...
My free testosterone however is over the range please advise me I am currently on an anti depressant called cipralex because of a history of panic disorder aswell as the occasional allergy meds I take
Can this have an effect on my testosterone thanks

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There is no direct mention that Cipralex can influence your testosterone levels but this medication does cause a reduced libido, as well as delayed ejaculation. It is possible that Cipralex has an effect on your levels.


Dr Anrich Burger

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