Do medicaments affect fertility?
What medicines have a negative effect on semen quality?
There are multiple drugs that may affect fertility. It is essential that, when writing a patient’s clinical history, the medicines he or she has taken previously are taken into account. Chemotherapeutic medicines lay within the most harmful ones for reproductive health. It’s important to know wether the patient has been submitted to any chemotherapy treatment and duration of it.
Other medicines that may affect fertility are: immunosuppressives, antidepressants, antiepileptics, antimetabolites, neuroleptics, hormones, and some antibiotics.