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How Long Does It Take For Megace To Stimulate Appetite

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Something to stimulate your appetite.....

I,m concern about my eating ,somedays I can eat and others I don,t have any appetite .I,m looking for some kind a drug or herb to help stimulate my appetite all the time . Do you know of any. Thank You;MR.CONCERN......
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Sure...several appetite stimulants are available: marinol, megace and the anabolic steroids. Not sure about herbal supplements for this.Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »

Losing weight and NO appetite

I am a 30-ish male, 6'3", 190 lbs (currently). I have been HIV+ for one year and am... Read more »

using megace

I just recently started my HIV meds. I am on sustiva and Truvada. I am also taking TB drugs that... Read more »
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Appetite Loss

Managing Gut Symptoms HIV & You Appetite Loss And, of course, many of the medicationsused to combat HIV can also cause a lossof appetite. A temporary loss of appetitemay not be cause for worry, but eatingvery little or not eating at all is... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Appetite Loss

Loss of interest in eating can come from many different medications, whether they directly suppress your appetite or create changes in your sense of smell and/or taste. It can also occur when medicines are causing nausea that makes the very thought... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Marinol Restrictions Eased

Marinol, a medication used to stimulate appetite and cope with nausea, will soon become easier and more convenient for people with HIV disease to receive, according to new federal guidelines. Manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim/Roxane Laboratories,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Crack and Cocaine

Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug. The powdered hydrochloride salt form of cocaine can be snorted or dissolved in water and then injected. Crack is the street name given to the form of cocaine that has been processed to make a rock... Read more »
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LOss of appetite

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have an extreme loss of appetite but my counts are good. I HAve no energy and am depressed! Any suggestions? Thanks! Read more »

Meds - How long to adjust?

Posted by calguy2009, 2 Replies
Hi, newly infected and over 50. I found out in May and started meds 5 weeks ago. Had to stop Atripla after 3 weeks - a night mare. Now on Epzicom and Viramune for 2 weeks and will start 2x dosing Viramune tonight. Question - I have long bouts of... Read more »

Month long symptons have not subsided

Posted by arnold45, 1 Reply
Hello and thank you for your time. I received unprotected oral sex from a sex worker a bit over a month ago. Exactly one week after I developed a fever, sore throat, night sweats, cough, diarrhea, no appetite that lasted 2 weeks. The fever,... Read more »

Am I infected? Any ideas?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
OK, it's been over a month, and no symptoms (other than insomnia, lack of appetite, and jaw/neck/back pain) that can't be attributed to stress, plus a somewhat low risk encounter (precum on open wound and the guy fingering me after he was... Read more »