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Can anxiety medicine cause low platelet count ?

Can anxiety medicine cause low platelet count ?

Unanswerable: Hi. There are so many different medications that your question is unanswerable. You failed to include this vital information. What medication are specifically asking about? ...Read more

Anxiolytic (Definition)

Any medicine that makes a person less troubled by anxiety is "anxiolytic" ("lysis" is literally a loosening). The term is traditionally used for medicines but perhaps insight / behavioral treatments for anxiety or intervening in a crazy life situation (one of a physician's most helpful procedures) ...Read more


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Can thyroid medication cause low blood count?

Can thyroid medication cause low blood count?

Possibly: Methimazole, used to treat overactive thyroid, has been reported to cause aplastic anemia, decreased production of some white blood cells and low platelet count. ...Read more

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Can sleep apnea over time cause my symptoms of low t level low sperm count , hyperhydrosis, sleepiness, constipation, anxiety, depression.?

Can sleep apnea over time cause my symptoms of low t level low sperm count , hyperhydrosis, sleepiness, constipation, anxiety, depression.?

Many: Sleep apnea can cause many of the symptoms you described although it's unlikely to cause all of them. If you have sleep apnea, treat it to see which symptoms will improve. ...Read more

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What abused substances cause low sperm count?

What abused substances cause low sperm count?

Cigarettes: The best data appears to be that cigarette smoke decreases sperm count and quality somewhat in men with known varicoceles (varicoces veins of the testicles). Marijuana and alcohol have been suggested but in my clinical practice their effects are limited except at very high usage levels. ...Read more

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Does methadone cause a man's sperm count to lower?

Does methadone cause a man's sperm count to lower?

Possibly: These drugs to have a negative effect on testosterone levels, which in turn could have an effect on sperm production. ...Read more

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Does wellburtin anti depressant cause sperm issues ?

Does wellburtin anti depressant cause sperm issues ?

Sperm: Wellbutrin (bupropion) has the fewest sexual dysfunction side effects of antidepressants. Wellbutrin (bupropion) has been associated w impotence, abnormal ejaculation, painful erection, ; painful ejaculation. No reports were noted of impact on sperm. ...Read more

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Is there any drug to improve low sperm count that is as low as 1.1 million count after laboratory test?

Usually no: In most cases, low counts are non reversible, and steps such as ivf must be taken to overcome such low numbers. However, you should be thoroughly evaluated, as about 10% in this position may have a reversible cause. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause low sperm count?

Can diabetes cause low sperm count?

Yes, it can: Recent researches have shown that men with diabetes have low sperm count. Uncontrolled blood sugar level and fluctuating blood sugar levels lead to low sperm count. In addition, a research shows that semen volume is lower in diabetic men compared with non-diabetic men and that the nuclear dna in diabetic men's sperm cells is more fragmented. ...Read more

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Can effient cause a low platelet count?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Can effient cause a low platelet count?

Yes: Yes Effient can cause low platelet count, as well as low white blood cell count and anemia. Discuss other possible adverse event with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does alcohol cause a low sperm count?

Does alcohol cause a low sperm count?

Yes: Testicular atrophy is a known symptom of alcoholism. Direct toxic .Effect on sperm as well as indirect effect in which the liver damaged by alcohol is unable to properly utilize female sex hormones in men leads to increase in the quantity of the above causing decrease in sperm counts. ...Read more

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What can cause low normal tsh, low normal t4 & low t3 (liothyronine)? Can intense exercise effect it? Can diet effect it?

What can cause low normal tsh, low normal t4 & low t3 (liothyronine)? Can intense exercise effect it? Can diet effect it?

Thyroid: Since your tsh and t4 are within normal limits, you probably have normal thyroid status. Exercise should not affect thyroid blood tests but excessive iodine or lack of it in the diet can affect thyroid status.An endocrinologist is best qualified to answer your question,however. ...Read more

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Would taking Depakote cause both low platelets and low neutrophils?

Would taking Depakote cause both low platelets and low neutrophils?

Yes: This drug can effect the bone marrow and make the white blood count and platelets low. Your doctor may want to stop this medication, but don't stop it till you talk to the doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can adderall/prozac combo cause high white blood cells and high platelet counts?

Can adderall/prozac combo cause high white blood cells and high platelet counts?

Probably not: I would look for a different cause. If the elevations are slight, ignore them. The most common cause of a more significant elevation in platelets is iron deficiency. Nobody knows why. ...Read more

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Does anti anxiety drugs lower bp?

Does anti anxiety drugs lower bp?

YES/NO: Medications that treat anxiety are many and not limited to what is referred to as "antianxiety meds" which usually are benzodiazepines , for those , they do relax smooth muscles and may drop blood pressure, it is not a clinically significant common side effect that we see frequently in anxiety clinic. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Can low sperm count/motility be treated?

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Can low sperm count/motility be treated?

Possible with...: If potential underlying causes were suspected, such as varicocele, vas obstruction, etc., surgical correction can be done and may help. For idiopathic condition, empirical use of clomiphene for 6 months may be tried. Of course, female partner needs to be evaluated because female factors for infertility counts for 40% of times wholly and 20-30 % of times partially. ...Read more

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Can a low dose (5mg) of prednisone (prescribed to reduce mild adrenal hyperplasia to improve female fertility) aggravate my depression?

Can a low dose (5mg) of prednisone (prescribed to  reduce mild adrenal hyperplasia to improve female fertility) aggravate my depression?

Yes it can: Yes, Prednisone can aggravate depression. Please discuss this with your physicians. Dose adjustments may be needed in your prednisone, your antidepressants, or both. If feeling depressed but not yet being treated for depression, an evaluation could help discern what's going on. Effective treatment could be provided. ...Read more

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Can trazodone cause low blood platelets?

Can trazodone cause low blood platelets?

Rare: There are case reports of trazodone being linked to a decreases in platelet count, but much fewer than 1% of patients report that particular adverse reaction. ...Read more

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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


Sperm (Definition)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more