Gonadal function in male heroin and methadone addicts.


Gonadal function was elevated in 80 male heroin and/or methadone addicts by measuring basal plasma levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), prolactin (PRL) and testosterone. In 41 subjects semen analyses were also undertaken. Three groups were distinguished consisting of 15 heroin addicts, 42 undergoing methadone treatment but… (More)


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@article{Ragni1988GonadalFI, title={Gonadal function in male heroin and methadone addicts.}, author={Guido Ragni and Luciana De Lauretis and O Bestetti and Donatella Sghedoni and Veniero Gambaro}, journal={International journal of andrology}, year={1988}, volume={11 2}, pages={93-100} }