Clomiphene Citrate (CC or Clomid) – A Testosterone Therapy Alternative for Men with Low Testosterone Levels

Shira Miller, M.D.Men512 Comments

A Testosterone Therapy Alternative for Men with Low Testosterone Levels Whether you are a 30, 50, 80 or even 110 year old man, having low testosterone levels (hypogonadism) is neither fun nor healthy. The symptoms of low testosterone in men range from lack of energy, depressed mood, loss of vitality, muscle atrophy (sarcopenia), muscles aches, low libido, erectile dysfunction, and ... Read More

Abstract: Clomiphene Citrate Safe for Long-Term Management of Hypogonadism

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

BJU Int. 2012 Mar 28. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.10968.x. [Epub ahead of print] Clomiphene citrate is safe and effective for long-term management of hypogonadism. Moskovic DJ, Katz DJ, Akhavan A, Park K, Mulhall JP. Source: Sexual & Reproductive Medicine Program, Urology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA. Abstract Study Type – Therapy (population cohort) Level of Evidence 2a What’s known on the subject? and What does the study add? Clomiphene citrate(CC) … Read More

Abstract: Clomiphene Citrate and Testosterone Gel for Male Hypogonadism

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

J Sex Med. 2010 Jan;7(1 Pt 1):269-76. Epub 2009 Aug 17. Clomiphene citrate and testosterone gel replacement therapy for male hypogonadism: efficacyandtreatment cost. Taylor F, Levine L. Source: Rush University Medical Center-Department of Urology, Chicago, IL, USA. frederick_taylor@rush.edu Abstract INTRODUCTION: The efficacy of oral clomiphene citrate (CC) in the treatment of male hypogonadismand male infertility (MI) with low serumtestosterone and normal gonadotropin levels has been reported. AIM: The aim of this article is to evaluate CC … Read More

Abstract: Clomiphene (Clomid) Increases Free Testosterone

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

Int J Impot Res. 2003 Jun;15(3):156-65. Clomiphene increases free testosterone levels in men with both secondary hypogonadism and erectile dysfunction: who does and does not benefit? Guay AT, Jacobson J, Perez JB, Hodge MB, Velasquez E. Source: Center for Sexual Function (Endocrinology), Peabody, Massachusetts 01960, USA. andre.t.guay@lahey.org Abstract Secondary hypogonadism is more common than primary gonadal failure and is seen in chronic and acute illnesses. Although testosterone has a role in erections, its … Read More