58: Effect of pentoxifylline on sperm motility

Fazeli, Faramarz
November 2008
Indian Journal of Urology;Supplement2, Vol. 24, pS74
Academic Journal
Introduction: To evaluate effects of pentoxifylline on sperm motility. Methods: Over a 5-month period, a clinical trial on 22 infertile male patients were done. The mean age was 27.9 ± SD(range:18-40 years). All patients had asthenospermia and normal physical examination. They were treated with pentoxifylline 400 mg twice daily. Results: After one month of therapy 15 out of 22 patients (68%) showed improvement in rapid sperm motility(mean 11.4% vs. 28% Conclusions: Pentoxifylline has beneficial effect on rapid sperm motility.


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