What Drugs Kill Sperm

  Some ubiquitous ” sperm killers” are hiding around us, so who are these so-called “sperm killers”?

 ”Killer” No. 1

  Anti-ulcer drugs such as cimetidine and Tagamet can inhibit the sexual desire of men and women , and can cause frigidity of men and women and impotence of men .

 ”Killer” 2

  Macrolide antibiotics such as erythromycin, spiramycin, and midecamycin, which are a large family of antibiotics, will reduce the frequency of organic division of testicular cells, kill and kill sperm, and significantly weaken the vitality of surviving sperm. Extensive use of gentamicin can hinder the mitosis of male sperm cells, reduce the DNA concentration in spermatogenic cells, and cause spermatogenesis to stop.

  Tetracycline, novobiocin, and furan drugs, etc., have toxic effects on the gonads.

“Killer” No. 3 sleeping pills

  Dozens of sleeping pills suppress libido, even make libido loss, and can reduce the production of testosterone in men, difficulty in penis erection, non- ejaculation , and menstrual disorders or amenorrhea in women .

“Killer” No. 4

  Antihypertensive drugs Compound Jiangya tablets, reserpine, methyldopa, Jiangyaling and other antihypertensive drugs can affect erectile function, causing decreased libido, impotence, non-ejaculation, and irregular menstruation .

  Other “killers”

  1. Antidepressants such as amitriptyline hydrochloride and fluoxetine hydrochloride can damage the libido of both men and women.

  2. Cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, colchicine, etc. can cause semen reduction, lack, decreased sperm motility, testicular atrophy, etc., and women can cause menstrual disorders , anovulation, and amenorrhea.

  3. Spironolactone and thyroid preparations can cause loss of libido, irregular menstruation, ovulation disorders and endocrine abnormalities.

  4. Commonly used telden, chlordiazepoxide, and atropine can cause impotence. In addition, alcohol will reduce the level of testosterone in the blood, and can damage, deform, reduce, stunt, and weaken the ability of eggs and sperm. Long-term drinking can also cause impotence and non-ejaculation. Therefore, regular use of medicinal wine can cause infertility.