Description: This drug is a widely used high blood pressure medication thought to have contraceptive effect in some men by blocking the calcium channels in sperm membranes. It impacts fertility without affecting a man's hormones.
Delivery Method: Oral
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No
Project Phase: Discovery and Early Development
Development Stage: Lead Optimization
Active Development: Yes
- There were plans to test the fertility of men attending a headache clinic, since nifedipine is also used for migraine treatment.