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Megace Appetite Enhancer

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Appetite enhancer for elderly woman on nerve pills?

Can you name a drug that would be a good appetite enhancer for an 81 year old female who will not eat anything and is on a nerve pill for depression?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...The perfect medication would be Megace for her. I would use a low dose, in general of about 40 mg two or three times per day. I hope it helps! Good luck! DTD Read more »

Are there any OTC Appetite Enhancers?

Hello there: I have been a thin guy all of my life. when I graduated high school I was 5'11 and 135... 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... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...start with a loss of fat. What Causes AIDS Wasting? Several factors contribute to AIDS wasting: Low food intake : Low appetite is common with HIV. Also, some AIDS drugs have to be taken with an empty stomach, or with a meal. It can be... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...Medications When you start a new drug, you may experience GI symptoms at first such as: Diarrhea Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite Pains Gas When these symptoms occur as side effects of HIV treatment, they are usually mild, and tend to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...result, methamphetamine can elevate your mood, induce euphoria, increase alertness, reduce fatigue, increase energy, decrease appetite, increase movement and speech, and provide a sense of increased personal power and prowess. This is the high... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Essiac

...or tea bags. What Are the Benefits of Essiac? Proponents of Essiac claim that it strengthens the immune system,improves appetite, relieves pain and improves overall quality oflife. They also claim that it shrinks tumors and prolongs... 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 »

hello everyone...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...long as I don't stop taking either of them, and we've recently added megace, 20 ml once a day as an appetite stimulant. I am also taking some of the more usual propholaxis, including diflucan, 100 mg/day,... Read more »

Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »