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A 33-year-old male asked:

I have been put on clomid-25md/day, as a first line of treatment for borderline low t. i am experiencing lower libido and ed. is it normal initially?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 47 years experience
Low testosterone: symptoms range from lack of energy, depressed mood, loss of vitality, muscle atrophy, muscles aches, low libido, erectile dysfunction, and weight gain...to bone loss, osteoporosis, mild anemia . Common male side effects of Clomid (clomiphene) include headache, nausea, and vomiting. Contact your doctor if you experience shortness of breath, seizures, stroke, or chest pain. Best regards for relief.
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