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Does avastin (bevacizumab) reduce male fertility?
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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No (so far)
Avastin (bevacizumab) is a monoclonal antibody that inhibits blood vessel growth.
It can impair fertility in women, but i don't find any studies that show reduction in male fertility. For the fda prescribing information with all side effects, go here: http://www.Gene.Com/gene/products/information/pdf/avastin-prescribing.Pdf.

In brief: No (so far)
Avastin (bevacizumab) is a monoclonal antibody that inhibits blood vessel growth.
It can impair fertility in women, but i don't find any studies that show reduction in male fertility. For the fda prescribing information with all side effects, go here: http://www.Gene.Com/gene/products/information/pdf/avastin-prescribing.Pdf.
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Bevacizumab
Avastin (bevacizumab) is a brand of Bevacizumab which is used to fight cancer.
In that sense, you've got bigger fish to fry. Regardless, thinking long-term, i checked out http://www.Drugs.Com/avastin.Html and https://online.Epocrates.Com and found concern for ovarian failure but no mention of testicular issues or male fertility concerns. Best to discuss w/your oncologist. Perhaps bank your sperm before chemo.

In brief: Bevacizumab
Avastin (bevacizumab) is a brand of Bevacizumab which is used to fight cancer.
In that sense, you've got bigger fish to fry. Regardless, thinking long-term, i checked out http://www.Drugs.Com/avastin.Html and https://online.Epocrates.Com and found concern for ovarian failure but no mention of testicular issues or male fertility concerns. Best to discuss w/your oncologist. Perhaps bank your sperm before chemo.
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Paul Turek
Urology
In brief: Probably not
There are many cholesterol-lowering agents that are fda approved and they all appear safe (at least as far as we know) for male fertility.

In brief: Probably not
There are many cholesterol-lowering agents that are fda approved and they all appear safe (at least as far as we know) for male fertility.
Dr. Paul Turek
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