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How Does Megace Cause Weight Gain

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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.

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I would use whey protein shakes plus three meals plus resitance (weight) training instead.Megestrol is a progesterone based product used in the treatment of advanced cancer of the breast and endometrium. When given in relatively high doses,... Read more »

Megace and Fat Gain

Would taking Megace help to replace some of the subcutanial fat that I have lost? If so, could a... Read more »

megace for casual gainers

I belong to a Yahoo Group, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/guyguts , and one of its member is... Read more »
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An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

me-JES-trole Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Other Name(s): Acetato de megestrol, Megestrol Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Megestrol acetate, also known as Megace, is a type of medicine called an... Read more »
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Hot Topics: Healthy Weight Gain; Supplements; CROI 2014 Preview; Drug Holidays; and More

Hot Topics: Healthy Weight Gain; Supplements; CROI 2014 Preview; Drug Holidays; and More February 19, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Mixed-Status... Read more »
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Short-Term Weight Gain Associated With Increase in CVD and Diabetes Post-ART in HIV Cohort

A significant gain in weight, which commonly occurs shortly after individuals start their first antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen, could increase the risk of subsequent cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes in people with HIV, according to an... Read more »
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Marijuana Safety Study Completed: Weight Gain, No Safety Problems

After years of bureaucratic nightmare, a research team at the University of California has completed a safety study of smoked marijuana vs. oral dronabinol (Marinol(R), an FDA-approved oral drug with the same main active ingredient as marijuana) vs.... Read more »
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Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information because a lot of hivers claim the same condition of weight gain... Read more »

weight gain

Posted by familyfirst, 2 Replies
I had lost alot of weight at first and was horrably under weight but now not have i only gained it back but have now have started gain even more to the point that im now the heavyist i have ever been. has anyone else had weight issues as well and... Read more »

Problematic Weight Gain

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Well, I feel odd speaking of the subject, but I have an increasing problem with my weight since going on the cocktail. My VL is 10K and TCells are 480, but my weight keeps going up. Is has become such a problem that my Dr is now increasing my... Read more »

Weight Gain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was diagnosed with AIDS in July of 2004 and have since been on Videx, Epivir and Kaletra. I have gained over 15 lbs. in the past couple of months and am just wanting information on what to expect from this. Is it normal to be heavy when taking... Read more »