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An_253278 posted:
I am 30 years old has angioplasty stunt placed and daily taking medication (strovas 10 & deplatta a 150 mg) . are these medicines will effect on men infertility
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cardiostarusa1 responded:
Hi:

"Are these medicines will effect on men infertility?

Hopefully no effect, though anything medical is seemingly possible today.

As always, address any concerns or worries regarding prescription drugs to your doctor(s) first and foremost.


*Atorvastatin and Male Infertility: Is There a Link?

(*Also goes under the name Strovas)

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/j.1939-4640.2005.tb02865.x/full


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*Plavix (clopidogrel),

(*Also goes under the name of Deplatt and Deplatt-A (contains aspirin)

Clopidogrel was found to have no effect on fertility of male and female rats at oral doses up to 400 mg/kg per day (52 times the recommended human dose on a mg/m2 basis).

"Has angioplasty, stent placed"

The bottom line

Coronary stents (bare-metal or drug-eluting) are only a Band-aid or spot-treatment, as these procedures do not address the disease process and what drives the progression.

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a lifelong unpredictable (may/can exhibit periods of stabilization, acceleration and even some regression) condition requiring a continuum of care

Keep ALL known modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease (which actually begins very early in life, even as early as in the pre-teen/teenage years) closely in-check.

Best of luck down the road of life. Live long and prosper.

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