Effects of bismuth citrate on the viability and function of Leydig cells and testicular macrophages.

@article{Hutson2005EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of bismuth citrate on the viability and function of Leydig cells and testicular macrophages.},
  author={James C. Hutson},
  journal={Journal of applied toxicology : JAT},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={234-8}
}
Bismuth is present in several popular over-the-counter drugs for nausea and diarrhea and is occasionally abused by patients with chronic gastrointestinal disorders. The most common consequence of bismuth overdose is neurological dysfunction. In experimental animals, bismuth overdose results in lowered serum testosterone levels, suggesting that reproductive dysfunction may be an additional component of bismuth toxicity. Although the precise mechanisms responsible for the lowered testosterone… CONTINUE READING
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