how does methadone affect fertility in males?

how does methadone affect fertility in males?

increase low sperm count

Does methadone affect fertility in males and if so will it change when the use of methadone is discontinued?


  1. methadone decreases fertility in males. but that doesn’t mean that is stops it completely, women can still get pregnant from a man on methadone. and after treatment is over it takes a couple of weeks to a few months depending on the individual to rebound

  2. Reproductive function in human males may be decreased by methadone treatment. Reductions in ejaculate volume and seminal vesicle and prostate secretions have been reported in methadone-treated individuals. In addition, reductions in serum testosterone levels and sperm motility, and abnormalities in sperm morphology have been reported. Some men on Methadone will get Testosterone injections to supplement for this. However,

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