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June 19, 2015

The Safety of Therapeutic Drugs in Male IBD Patients Wishing to Conceive

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses a recent study in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics about how male infertility can be impacted  with therapeutic drugs used to treat inflammatory bowel disease. Specifically, Dr. Kane focuses on the effects of azathioprine, sulfasalazine, and methotrexate. Azathioprine is used to induce remission in patients with chronic IBD. Follow-up data to a pilot […]

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Tags: Azathioprine, IBD, male infertility, methotrexate, sulfasalazine, Sunanda Kane

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