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Megace And Flu-like Symptoms

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...If using gel, rub your hands until the gel is dry. The gel doesn't need water to work; the alcohol in it kills the germs on your hands. What should I do if I get sick? For information about what to do if you get sick with flu-like symptoms this season, see What To Do If You Get Sick: 2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu . A downloadable flyer containing this information also is available. ** What should I do if I have a fever? Fever can be...
Ask the Experts

How long?

Hi there,My aunt has been sick for over a year (diarrhea, vomiting, flu-like symptoms), but we never thought that she was HIV+. She retired from her job in June 2007 and moved to Florida. Since then her condition has rapidly deteriorated and now...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...will need during recovery. Appetite stimulants can be tried such as, periactin, marinol (especially if nausea is present), or megace (but only for short-term use due to possible hormonal side effects). In some cases I have also used temporary... Read more »

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 »

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 »
Articles
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- 38-Year-Old Woman With Persistent Flu-Like Symptoms

Case A 38-year-old woman presents to the prison infirmary with flu-like complaints consisting of myalgias, abdominal pain, and nausea. Her medical history is significant for Class A2 HIV disease. She has had no HIV-related illnesses except for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Interleukin-2

...syndrome. This causes weight gain, swelling, low blood pressure, and other problems. At lower doses, people taking IL-2 get flu-like symptoms, including fever, chills, and muscle aches. Because IL-2 stimulates the immune system, it can make some... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this medicine include severe skin rash, chills, fever, sore throat, or other flu-like symptoms. These symptoms may be signs of liver disease. Individuals should tell a doctor if they have any of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...(RBV). PEG-IFN is injected once a week. RBV is a pill taken twice daily. These drugs have some serious side effects, including flu-like symptoms, irritability, depression, and low red blood cell counts (anemia) or white blood cell counts. Talk... Read more »
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are flu-like symptoms passable?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Okay, I know this is gonna sound like a stupid question, but I need an answer for it. abou three weeks ago i met someone online. all we did was oral and some fingering (we're both guys). a few days later me and a friend go to the movies, we both get... Read more »

Flu-Like Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would Flu-like symptoms start immediately after exposure, like a day or 2, or is there a time period before they start. Also, what is the sore throat Read more »

FLu-like symptoms after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous
I had an encounter with a transexual male exactly 3 weeks ago. We performed oral on each other (no condoms) and later he was receptive anal (with condoms). at 2 weeks more or less, I freaked out about the posibility of getting an std/hiv (i had... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How secere was your guys fevere if you had one ? were you like very hot ? or was it like a chilled fever ? what kind of flu-like symptoms did oyu have ? Read more »