Drug-Induced Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction

Drug-Induced Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction

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Cambridge University Press

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Drug-Induced Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction

This unique source of reference provides a comprehensive guide to the adverse side-effects of many commonly prescribed drugs on fertility and sexual health. More than 150 drugs are listed in this compilation, and the evidence linking them with infertility and sexual dysfunction is carefully reviewed. The volume is designed to provide a rapid source of reference to alert doctors and pharmacists to these hazardous side-effects. The volume also includes an introductory account of the reproductive process and a review of the mechanisms by which these drugs can interfere or inhibit reproduction. Another important theme of the volume is the effect of social and recreational drugs and environmental agents on reproductive health.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521021739
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2005
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1. Sexual and reproductive function; 2. Antihypertensive therapy; 3. Psychotropic and central nervous system drugs; 4. Cancer chemotherapy; 5. Hormone therapy; 6. Antibiotics; 7. Miscellaneous drugs; 8. Recreational drugs and drugs of abuse; 9. Fertility and the environment; Index.

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