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Megace Appetite Stimulant

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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 »

using megace

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

Why doesn't Megace work for me anymore

I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1993. I was down to 100 pounds. My doctor put me on Viracept, Epivir... Read more »
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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 »
TheBody.com

Appetite Loss

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 not healthyand can lead to a host of... 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 »
AIDSinfo

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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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 »

Peat therapy: stimulates immune response

Posted by Anonymous
Basically simple physiology explains the mechanism of how it benefits immunosuppressed patients. First, peat retains the temperature of water almost 6x better than water alone. Heat retention is important as the internal body temperature needs to... Read more »

marinol

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Since my appetite has decreased my Doctor has given me a script
for Marinol. It does increase my appetite but I can't control the
effects it has on me. I take 2.5 mg three times a day before meals.
... Read more »

Anorexia

Posted by Anonymous
One of the listed symptoms on webmd or somewhere is anorexia (just general lack of appetite)

I was wondering if this was an absolute lack of appetite, or if it was transient (comes and goes) because sometimes it seems like I can go all day without... Read more »