Effect of Antiseizure Medication on Hormone Levels and Sexual Function in Men With Epilepsy
The purpose of this study is to determine if antiseizure drugs affect hormone levels and sexual function in men with seizures.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||Antiseizure Medication-Induced Elevation of Serum Estradiol and Reproductive Dysfunction in Men With Epilepsy|
|Study Start Date:||October 1999|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||June 2006|
This study involves donating two small tubes of blood for hormonal testing, which will be drawn at the same time as your routine blood draw for the monitoring of your antiseizure medication. You will also be asked to fill out a short confidential questionnaire regarding your sexual interest and function.
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215|
|Principal Investigator:||Andrew G. Herzog, M.D., M.Sc.||Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|