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Old 04-13-2006, 03:55 AM   #1
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Can Pain meds reduce sperm count???

Hi, my wife and I are planning for a baby and I've tested my sperm count and it is low.

I take Elavil 50mg a day, Topamax 400mg a day, Oxycotin 40mg a day, Ultram 400mg a day, Klonopin 1.5mg a day, St John's Wort and 5-HTP. I take these meds for cronic nerve pain. Does anyone know if taking a cocktail of meds like this is often likely to cause a low sperm count?

 
Old 04-13-2006, 10:39 AM   #2
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Re: Can Pain meds reduce sperm count???

I do know that taking opiates long term will lower your bio-available testosterone.I had mine checked and sure enough it was low.Now I get a testosterone shot once a month.......Dave

 
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