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Is Provera used to limit sexual desires in males?

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Posted on Thu, 21 May 2015
Question: Is provera used to limit sexual desires in males? If so, what are some of the major problems associated with this usage. By the way, YYYY@YYYY is a valid email address.
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Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Yes its known to impair fertility in males.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sir.

I understand your concern.

This drug is mainly used for menstrual cycle regulation in women.

However if used in men is known to impair fertility through hormonal imbalance.

The major side effects with this are-

sudden headache, confusion.

chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing.

symptoms of depression.

jaundice.

sleep problems.

changes in appetite or weight.

mild stomach pain, bloating, nausea.
Post your further queries if any.
Thank you.
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Is Provera used to limit sexual desires in males?

Brief Answer: Yes its known to impair fertility in males. Detailed Answer: Hi Sir. I understand your concern. This drug is mainly used for menstrual cycle regulation in women. However if used in men is known to impair fertility through hormonal imbalance. The major side effects with this are- sudden headache, confusion. chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing. symptoms of depression. jaundice. sleep problems. changes in appetite or weight. mild stomach pain, bloating, nausea. Post your further queries if any. Thank you.