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Clinical Trails For Megace

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AIDS InfoNet

Participating in a Clinical Trial

... What Is a Clinical Trial? Who Can Participate in a Clinical Trial? What Are the Benefits of Participating? What Are the Risks? How Are Participants Protected? Should I Participate? To Find Out More About Clinical Trials What
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megace to gain weight

i am a healthy person weighing 80 but height 6 feet so i want to use megace to gain body weight please do tell me the way to achieve my goal
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...individuals, even those with advanced cancer. It is also used to boost appetite in individuals with other cancers or HIV/AIDS.Megace us the worst drug to use for weight gain. It increases mostly fat mass, hyperglycemia, risks of blood clots and... Read more »

using megace

I just recently started my HIV meds. I am on sustiva and Truvada. I am also taking TB drugs that include the notorious Rifampin. I am taking an extra 200mg of Sustiva since rifampin reduces its strength. I am thinking of starting to take megace...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...experience Megace -related weight gain was mostly water and not associated with an increase in lean body mass or any confirmed clinical benefit. Have you tried Marinol for appetite stimulation and have you had your hormone levels checked... Read more »

Megace, androgel, and testosterone levels

Hello..I have been taking Megace to help bolster my appetite, but recently I read that Megace can actually lower one's testosterone level.Having been dealing with loss of libido and what seems like genital shrinkage, I am concerned about the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That is possible. Megace often leads to weight gain that is of marginal significance. My own use of Megace these days is very minimal due to a variety Read more »

megace for casual gainers

I belong to a Yahoo Group, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/guyguts , and one of its member is suggesting member seek to get prescriptions for megace for leisure gaining. I put a statement on the message board that megace was not to be used this way,...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Megace is not an anabolic agent but is a female hormone in the progesterone family. It does cause weight gain by increasing the layer Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

...of any other medications being taken, including prescription, nonprescription (over-the-counter), or herbal medications. Clinical Trials Click here to search ClinicalTrials.gov for trials that use Megestrol acetate. Manufacturer... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Clinical Trials FAQ

... What Is a Clinical Trial? Can Anyone Join a Clinical Trial? What Are Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria? What Is Informed Consent? Does Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

... What Are Clinical Trials? The Basic Components of Clinical Trials The Stages of Treatment Trials Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...the causes mentioned above. Reducing nausea and vomiting helps increase food intake. Also, appetite stimulants including Megace and Marinol have been used. Megace, unfortunately, is associated with increases in body fat. Marinol (dronabinol)... Read more »
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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

To clinical trial or not to clinical trial?

Posted by ai77, 1 Reply
...sucked into the negative thought vortex. Now I'm on Septra to protect against PCP until my CD4 goes back up. I went to see the clinical trials nurse on Friday. She asked me to participate in a study with these arms: 1) Sustiva + Truvada 2) ... Read more »

Clinics

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Will walk in clinics give you permission to test for HIV at a blood place bcuz your own doctor will give you the sheet to do it but will a walk in clinic do it as well ? Read more »

ID Specialists...Clinics...Privacy

Posted by HealingPower, 5 Replies
Are all ID Specialists located in clinics? That's kind of impersonal don't you think? Please tell me that I may be able to find one in their own office or a little more private. Read more »