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Is Megace A Steroid

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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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Acetato de Megestrol

Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros El acetato de megestrol, tambiĆ©n conocido como Megace, es un tipo de medicamento llamado anticaquĆ©ctico. Estos productos hacen engordar al... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Anabolic Steroid Abuse

Letter From the Director What Are Anabolic Steroids? What Are Steroidal Supplements? What Is the Scope of Steroid Abuse in the United States? Why Do People Abuse Anabolic Steroids? How Are Anabolic Steroids Used? What Are the Health... Read more »
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Megace treatment

I have been offered to start treatment with Megace. I have now read the side effects and I was not happy. Apart from the rest of steroid treatments it also warned of impotence. Could you recommend any other medicine preferably tablets. I do want to...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
If megestrol acetate (Megace) has been recommended to you, it is likely that you need to gain weight. The type of weight that is gained at therapeutic doses of megestrol acetate therapy is heavily weighted toward fat. In order to choose the best... Read more »

Megace 400mgs?

What is the ingredients in Megace?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Megace is megestrol (? hormone blocker)-modestly helpful at promoting appetite/weight gain in HIV+ patients. KH... 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 of concerns about side effects and efficacy. KH... Read more »

Will Megace help bring back needed fat?

Everyone I know of dogs Megace as only bringing back fat. As a lipoatophy sufferer would Megace help fill arms and face back in?...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
We don't know. It's not a bad idea to try it but make sure you also exercise.Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »
Connect With Others

steroid alternatives

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I've been HIV for a little over 10 years. I'm still in very good health with undetectable
viral load over the past year and a half. I'm interested in hearing from others if they've had
success with or can suggest... Read more »

Holstein

Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone ever heard of or used Halostein, which is apparently, from what I gather, another anabolic steroid?
thanks

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Paranoid... Could someone help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 8 months ago I dated a guy who I later found out uses injection drugs (steroids) and to my dismay I also found out that he has had many sexual partners. Since that time I have also met someone "my soulmate" so naturally I was concerned about... Read more »

Steroids for Bodybuilding

Posted by Chico, 4 Replies
I have recently started on my hiv treatment and want to know if i can continue to take Winstrol Depot the steroid for my body building.

I am fit and healthy but don't want the steroid to affect my resistance. Any body builders or Doc's help me out... Read more »