Samara Urban de Oliva

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Carbamazepine (CBZ) is a first-line antiepileptic drug (AED), although it is also utilized for treatment of psychiatric disorders and neuropathic pain. The utilization of CBZ has been associated with damage to male reproduction including hormonal alterations, sexual dysfunction and reduction of sperm quality. Wide and long-term use of CBZ has been a common(More)
We previously observed that nicotine, administered to rats (Wistar) during pregnancy and lactation periods, provokes, in the progeny, late morphofunctional alterations in Leydig cell, body weight increase in adulthood (90 days post partum, dpp) as well as seminiferous epithelium injury. Aiming to investigate whether the spermatogenic damage previously(More)
Carbamazepine (CBZ) is an anti-epileptic drug that acts on Leydig cells, affecting steroidogenesis and causes fetal malformation. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of CBZ on male sexual maturation and other male parameters. Rat dams were treated with CBZ during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The anogenital distance (AGD) and the anogenital(More)
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