Effect of norgestrel and testosterone on male rats

G.N., Verma and Kartar, Srivastava (1987) Effect of norgestrel and testosterone on male rats. Malaysian Journal of Reproductive Health, 5 (1). pp. 31-36. ISSN 0217-3213

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Abstract

Intramuscular administration of Norgestrel, an orally active progestogen, to male rats for 48 days interrupted spermatogenesis and also caused a temporary loss of libido. Testosterone therapy restored libido in progestogen treated rats but not the spermatogenic process. Consequent upon these findings, a new combination of Norgestrel and Testosterone, capable of inducing temporary sterility in male rats, has been evolved.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: male contraceptive, libido, spermatogenesis
Subjects: 600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health > 618 Gynecology, obstetrics, pediatrics & geriatrics
Division/Agency/State: LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia > Division of Reproductive Health
Deposited By: Mrs Noor Azreena Abd Aziz
Deposited On: 29 Apr 2015 02:35
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2017 04:18
URI: http://familyrepository.lppkn.gov.my/id/eprint/513

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