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Why do some men take clomiphene tablets?

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Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
Sperm count: In certain cases where men have low sperm counts Clomiphene may be used to improve the sperm numbers. It may take 3-6 months to see the effect of the medication on sperm counts.
Dr. Sy Le
Dr. Sy Leanswered
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
To improve sperm: As in women, Clomiphene induces the release of LH and FSH from the pituitary. These hormones stimulate the production of testosterone and sperm production. In men, Clomiphene has to be taken everyday for months. Nowadays, there are medications such as amiridex and Femara that can cause the same effect. However, these new medications are more expensive and may not provided any advantage over clomid (clomiphene).

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A 53-year-old member asked:

Can men take Clomid (clomiphene) to become more fertile?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
Yes: Clomid (clomiphene) has been used for decades to improve intratesticular levels of testosterone which can improve sperm counts.

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