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      Parlodel Treatment of Uremic Hypogonadism in Men

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      Nephron

      S. Karger AG

      Uremia, Hypogonadism, Parlodel

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          Parlodel, 2.5 mg daily, was given during 1–3 months to 14 uremic hypogonadal patients (placebo controlled in 6). Except for a decrease in serum prolactin levels on Parlodel (p < 0.01), no significant changes in hormonal values (gonadotropins and testosterone) were observed either on Parlodel or on placebo. Parlodel treatment improved the potency of 10 patients, eliminated gynecomastia in 2 and normalized spermatogenesis in 6; the best results were obtained in patients on low-protein diet. On placebo, potency improved only in 1 patient; no improvement in spermatogenesis was registered. Thus, Parlodel can improve sexual function and spermatogenesis in hypogonadal uremic males.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1986
          1986
          04 December 2008
          : 42
          : 1
          : 19-22
          Affiliations
          1st Moscow Medical Setchenov’s Institute, Moscow, USSR
          Article
          183627 Nephron 1986;42:19–22
          10.1159/000183627
          3079888
          © 1986 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 4
          Categories
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          Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology

          Parlodel, Hypogonadism, Uremia

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