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What medications interfere with testosterone levels?

What medications interfere with testosterone levels?

6 major | 113 total: According to drugs.Com, there are 113 drugs that interact with testosterone: http://www.Drugs.Com/drug-interactions/testosterone.Html these medications are listed as having major interactions: anisindione, dicumarol, leflunomidev, lomitapide, teriflunomide, warfarin. ...Read more

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Could testosterone interfere with diabetes medication?

Could testosterone interfere with diabetes medication?

Testosterone: If your Testosterone is normal it should not have any effect on diabetes. If your testosterone is low it could have some effect on diabetes. Please check this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Do dhea levels decrease with age?

Do dhea levels decrease with age?

Yes: In women dhea peaks after the 20s and slowly declines. In premenopausal women dhea is made 50/50 in the ovary and adrenal glands. Blood levels measure contributions from both. But there is a wide overlap of "normal" values at different times of day as well as at different ages and sexes. ...Read more

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What supplements can decrease the levels of sex hormone binding globulin?

What supplements can decrease the levels of sex hormone binding globulin?

Don't know of any: Shbg is affected by sex hormones. Estrogen increases and male hormones including testosterone decreases shbg. Lowering Insulin levels with a very low carbohydrate high fat diet will improve metabolic health that would ultimately increase shbg. ...Read more

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Can iron supplement interact with your hormone medications?

Can iron supplement interact with your hormone medications?

Yes: They can interact with thyroid hormone medications. Do not take them at the same time. Ask your pharmacist. ...Read more

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What exactly does elevated oestrogen or low levels of testosterone cause to a mans sexual function?

What exactly does elevated oestrogen or low levels of testosterone cause to a mans sexual function?

They diminish it: A healthy sexual function needs normal level of sex hormones.Aberration in either leads to dysfuction. ...Read more

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High dheas, other hormones normal. Not pcos. What can be other reasons for high dheas? What medicine should I take? Metformin increased dheas levels

How high?: Chronic stress has the potential to increase the dheas although it doesn't do this in everyone. Rarely an adrenal or ovarian tumor can raise the level but almost always raises testosterone also - which you report is normal. Dheas can have weak "male hormone" effect, causing mainly increased unwanted hair growth. Typically one counters this oral contraceptives and, sometimes, spironolactone. ...Read more

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Does all birth control reduce testosterone and higher cortisol levels?

Does all birth control reduce  testosterone and higher cortisol levels?

No : Depends on your body and the pill, the lower dose pill you take, the better for u, the pill will increase your sex binding hormone so it is good for pts with increased hair or acne assuming the testosterone level is not abnormally high, i can evaluate u or answer ?S if you want to driveto coral springs where my office is located. ...Read more

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Developed adult acne related to hormone replacement. Testosterone estrogen levels low. Use clindamycin 1% and not helping. What can I use?

Developed adult acne related to hormone replacement. Testosterone estrogen levels low. Use clindamycin 1% and not helping. What can I use?

Ideas: 1st of all-your hormone levels may not b checked accurately. Blood levels don't work for topicals. Sounds like u need hormones adjusted. If that doesn't help sometimes a course of antibiotics (doxycycline or Minocycline ) can help treat acne. It really sounds like you are getting too much hormone. ...Read more

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Can you recover your testosterone level and sperm count level after being used to estrogen pills like micropil?

Can you recover your testosterone level and sperm count level after being used to estrogen pills like micropil?

Here are some...: What are the underlying reasons for your using estrogen-containing pill, which may be importantly to affect the recovery of testosterone and sperm count after its discontinuation? So, ask your treating doc so to deduce the prospect after stopping estrogen-containing pill. The only surest thing to do is stop it, watch, see, and monitor by clinical reassessment and T-level & luteinizing hormone test ...Read more

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What OTC supplements can help with my testosterone levels?

The Facts: 1) an otc supplement is a food product. They are not supposed to nor do they treat any medical conditions....Including low testosterone syndroms {read the otc disclaimer} otc supplement makers are allowed to make unsubstantiated claims...They are not drugs 2) only prescription drugs have proven benefits. 3) if otc supplements had proven benefits, they would immediately be classified as a drug. ...Read more

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Do anabolic steroids interfere with low dose combination birth control? If so, which steroids?

Do anabolic steroids interfere with low dose combination birth control? If so, which steroids?

They may: I cannot find any studies of this issue, but did find several articles indicating that there are concerns that there may indeed be some interactions, especially in adolescents and young adults. WHY are you concerned about anabolic steroids? Are you using them for body building, and if so, are they prescribed? Talk to your health care professional and/or pharmacist asap as this may be harmful. ...Read more

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Two questions. Will estrogen and other contraceptives affect the serum ACTH test? And will oral hypoglycemics affect BUN results?

Two questions. Will estrogen and other contraceptives affect the serum ACTH test? And will oral hypoglycemics affect BUN results?

Estrogen: In small amounts should not affect ACTH but theoretically, estrogen increases cortisol binding protein needing a little extra ACTH to compensate for the temporary decrease in free cortisol. Second question, they do not but we should be careful because renal imsufficiency makes them stronger ...Read more

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Does taking antihustamines interfere with the function of your thyroid gland?

Does taking antihustamines interfere with the function of your thyroid gland?

Antihistamines: Taking antihistamines does not affect the function of your thyroid gland. ...Read more

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Wll Depakote interfere with your thyroid blood tests?

No : Depakote has many adverse effect potentials, but there is no reported effect on the thyroid gland. ...Read more

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