Effects of supplement with L-carnitin on male infertility
Salehpour S, Nazari L, Hoseini S, Hashemi Arani T, Jahanmardi F
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Preventative Gynecology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Corresponding Author: Leila Nazari, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IVF Center, Taleghani Hospital, Velenjak St., Chamran Highway, Tehran, Iran. Tel: (+98) 9123164282 Email: email@example.com
Purpose: This study investigated the effects of supplement with L_carnitine on semen parameters in infertile male.
Material & method: Between 2017 and 2018, 70 men with infertility were assigned to the study. 11 patients were excluded for different reasons. 59 men with oligoasthenospermia received supplement with L-carnitine (Androferti, Darou Darman Parmida, Iran) twice daily for 3 months. Baseline and 3-months semen analysis were assessed.
Results: The data showed a significant improvement in sperm density and morphology.
Conclusion: Results showed that supplementation with L_carnitin in infertile male could improve the semen parameters.