Jan 1, 1975

Improvement of fertility and semen quality in men treated with a combination of anticongestive and antibiotic drugs

International Journal of Fertility
T Z HomonnaiP F Kraicer

Abstract

The effects of a combined therapy of antibiotics and antiinflammatory drugs was evaluated in 344 men referred to our clinic for treatment of infertility. Physical signs of congestion, usually not severe, were detected in 244 men. The treatment caused significant improvement in semen quality, especially in sperm concentration, morphology and motility. Forty percent of the wives became pregnant. There was a striking relationship between increase in morphologically normal spermatozoa and incidence of pregnancy. It is speculated that the therapy had its major effect at the level of the epididymis and/or testis.

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Tetracyclines
Polychemotherapy
Fenilbutazon
Syntomycin
Varidase
Seminal Plasma
Subfertility, Male
Ilotycin
Infertility
Subfecundity

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