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A 31-year-old female asked:

Does long term methadone maintenance cause male infertility? my boyfriend has been on mmt for 8 years and we want kids in the future.

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Dr. Alexander Francini
Pain Management 31 years experience
It could: long term use of methadone is associated with low testosterone. hopefully he can wean in the future. you can get a sperm count. he can get a testosterone level. also be aware of possible tooth decay from opiates. good luck.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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