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Megace Dosing And Anorexia

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Como debo tomar Megace

HOLA, SOY UNA PACIENTE QUE QUISIERA TOMAR MEGACE O MESTREL PARA AUMENTAR DE PESO. TENGO ENTENDIDO QUE LA DOSIS SUGERIDA PARA ANOREXIA O CAQUEXIA SON 800 mg DIARIOS Y QUIZA COMBINARLO CON OXADRIN 20 mg DIARIOS, SOLO QUE ME GUSTARIA QUE ME INDICARA...
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
La perdida de peso es un problema frecuente en los pacientes con afeccin por virus del sida. Megace es un derivado de la progesterona que est aprobado para su uso como un estimulante del apetito. La dosis ms frecuente es unos 800 miligramos al dia.... Read more »

Megace and Fat Gain

Would taking Megace help to replace some of the subcutanial fat that I have lost? If so, could a... Read more »

Megace treatment

I have been offered to start treatment with Megace. I have now read the side effects and I was not... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Anorexia Nervosa

In our culture we are surrounded by images in the popular media that idealize a very thin female body type that is unrealistic for most women in society to obtain. A group on eating disorders and HIV for gay males is forming. Call (213) 201-1621 ... Read more »
The Well Project

Preocúpate por tu Intestino si Tienes VIH/SIDA

Tabla de Contenidos Aspectos básicos del intestino El intestino y el VIH Diarrea y VIH Cómo lidiar con la diarrea Náuseas, vómitos y anorexia Gases, distensión abdominal y acidez Preocúpate por ti Referencias Aspectos... 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 »
HIV i-Base

Dose Optimisation: 50 mg Ritonavir-Boosting, 3TC Dosing and Raltegravir Once-Daily

The issue of dose optimisation is important for several reasons, ranging from finding the right dose for an individual patient that achieves the highest probability of therapeutic success with the lowest risk of adverse events, to as a strategy to... Read more »
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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 »

HALF DOSING MY MEDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello All !! I want to tell everyone that I started taking half of the prescribed doses of my meds about 2 years ago. My T cells remain High (570) and my V load is still undetectable..
I am on viramune,ziagen and zerit. I had an uncle who died... Read more »

dosing schedule adjustment

Posted by pozartistsd, 1 Reply
hey all you experts out there! I think i may know the answer to this but would like to get some input:

I currently take my meds (Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir) once a day. I take them at 9am (with breakfast, not that you need to know that ) I would like... Read more »

Low-Dose Naltrexone

Posted by renevatio, 1 Reply
Hello all-

I am newly diagnosed, and just getting into the process of researching all about HIV and potential alternative treatments. I am a voracious reader and spend a good bit of time each day reading papers and digging up info on my new internal... Read more »