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Dose lialda effect sperm count?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The drug used in inflammatory bowel diseases and certain arthritic conditions does cause sperm counts to drop.
However, on discontinuation of the medication the lowered sperm counts are reversible.

In brief: Yes

The drug used in inflammatory bowel diseases and certain arthritic conditions does cause sperm counts to drop.
However, on discontinuation of the medication the lowered sperm counts are reversible.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Lialda

(sulfasalazine) is a drug with anti-inflammatory & immuno-suppressive effects & used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases like crohn's and arthritides like rheumatoid & psoriatic arthritis & ankylosing spondylitis.
Lowered sperm count is one of the common side effects, but it is reversible with discontinuation of the drug.

In brief: Lialda

(sulfasalazine) is a drug with anti-inflammatory & immuno-suppressive effects & used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases like crohn's and arthritides like rheumatoid & psoriatic arthritis & ankylosing spondylitis.
Lowered sperm count is one of the common side effects, but it is reversible with discontinuation of the drug.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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