Effect of sulpiride induced hyperprolactinemia on serum testosterone response to HCG in normal men

B. Ambrosi, P. Travaglini, P. Beck-Peccoz, R. Bara, R. Elli, A. Paracchi, G. Faglia

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Abstract

In 6 normal volunteers hyperprolactinemia was induced by sulpiride (150 mg/day) for 10 days. Both before and during sulpiride hCG was injected; the higher testosterone response to hCG, when PRL levels were enhanced, suggests a possible stimulatory role of PRL on Leydig cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)700-703
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Volume43
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1976

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Sulpiride
Hyperprolactinemia
Testosterone
Leydig Cells
Serum
Healthy Volunteers

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  • Biochemistry
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Ambrosi, B., Travaglini, P., Beck-Peccoz, P., Bara, R., Elli, R., Paracchi, A., & Faglia, G. (1976). Effect of sulpiride induced hyperprolactinemia on serum testosterone response to HCG in normal men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 43(3), 700-703.

Effect of sulpiride induced hyperprolactinemia on serum testosterone response to HCG in normal men. / Ambrosi, B.; Travaglini, P.; Beck-Peccoz, P.; Bara, R.; Elli, R.; Paracchi, A.; Faglia, G.

In: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vol. 43, No. 3, 1976, p. 700-703.

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Ambrosi, B, Travaglini, P, Beck-Peccoz, P, Bara, R, Elli, R, Paracchi, A & Faglia, G 1976, 'Effect of sulpiride induced hyperprolactinemia on serum testosterone response to HCG in normal men', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 700-703.
Ambrosi, B. ; Travaglini, P. ; Beck-Peccoz, P. ; Bara, R. ; Elli, R. ; Paracchi, A. ; Faglia, G. / Effect of sulpiride induced hyperprolactinemia on serum testosterone response to HCG in normal men. In: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 1976 ; Vol. 43, No. 3. pp. 700-703.
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