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Could male taking clomiphene for years have attenuation of endogenous LH production from pituitary?

Could male taking clomiphene for years have attenuation
of endogenous LH production from pituitary?

Probably not: Clomiphene works by blocking estrogen at the pituitary. The pituitary sees less estrogen, and makes more lh. More LH means that the leydig cells in the testis make more testosterone. I don't see how Clomid (clomiphene) would cause the LH production to attenuate. ...Read more

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Male fsh=2.63; test.=228; no LH tested. prescription for Clomid (clomiphene) 25mgqd. If stopped, risk of no sprm prduction? Hiding pituitary tumor? How long to clear system?

Male fsh=2.63; test.=228; no LH tested. prescription for Clomid (clomiphene) 25mgqd. If stopped, risk of no sprm prduction? Hiding pituitary tumor? How long to clear system?

Maybe: Normal fsh suggests testes making sperm. Clomid (clomiphene) will induce higher fsh so testes might make more sperm. Clomid (clomiphene) can also increase lh such that testes also increase testosterone production. Suppressed lh & fsh in face of low testosterone suggests pituitary tumor. So does high prolactin leading to galactorrhea (breast milk). Check these levels & consider pituitary MRI if still worried. ...Read more

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Low Testostorone, low free T, low SBGH, normal LH, FSH, and TSH. Had increase in T with clomid (clomiphene). Does this rule out pituitary / hypothalamus problem?

Low Testostorone, low free T, low SBGH, normal LH, FSH, and TSH. Had increase in T with clomid (clomiphene). Does this rule out pituitary / hypothalamus problem?

Here are some ...: Congratulate for improving T with Clomid, (clomiphene) but need to correlate T-level with clinical low-T-related Sx. This indicates HPT(hypothalamus-pituitary-testicular) axis still functions but suggests some dysfunction in hypothalamus, which has been observed in those having taken CNS-effecting drugs such as opiates for a long duration. Nonetheless, you're in best possible care and continue its use. Best .. ...Read more

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Can men use clomiphene?

Can men use clomiphene?

Yes: Men are sometimes prescribed Clomiphene to try improving sperm counts/parameters. Experts disagree about how useful it is (or isn't) and "who" it's going to be useful for, but it can be - and is - sometimes used. ...Read more

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Is Clomid (clomiphene) safe for men?

Is Clomid (clomiphene) safe for men?

Clomid (clomiphene) safety in men: Clomid (clomiphene) use in men is safe. Prolonged daily dosing (for at least 3 months) is required for it to be effective. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use Clomid (clomiphene) on men?

Is it okay to use Clomid (clomiphene) on men?

Yes and maybe: "yes" because it is safe to use Clomid (clomiphene) for men; "maybe" because there are very few good reasons to use it, and experts don't agree whether its even useful for men at all. ...Read more

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How effective is the , men's clomid (clomiphene)?

Depends : Clomid (clomiphene) may be helpful for certain problems of sperm production. It is not a universal treatment for poor sperm production. You should have a consultation with a urologist that is familiar with male infertility care and who can follow your care on the medication. ...Read more

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What are the effects clomiphene citrate has on young men?

What are the effects clomiphene citrate has on young men?

It'd rarely used: on young men, there are very very few reasons to do so. what are you asking? ...Read more

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Is clomiphene a good HRT alternative for men?

Yes: Low dose Clomiphene can be helpful in men with idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. This is the most common finding in men with low t (low t, normal lh). If the low t is due a problem with the testicles resulting in high lh levels, it will not help. ...Read more

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