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Megace Dosing And Anorexia

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The Well Project

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

...is going on to understand how HIV behaves in the gut and how to develop drugs to target HIV there. HIV 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 go away after the a few days or weeks as your gut gets used to the medicine. HIV-Related...
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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 »

71 year old father has completely lost his appetite

My father has mantle cell lymphoma and was recently diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome. He has been in and out of the hospital a lot lately. His appetite is completely gone. He wants to eat but once he takes a bite of something, his stomach...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Regimen Containing Recombinant Human Erythropoietin, Low- Dose Methylprednisolone and Nandrolone A Synopsis of Cancer-related Anorexia and Weight Loss Good luck and let me know how it goes.Nelson Read more »

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 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 »
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AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...the causes mentioned above. Reducing nausea and vomiting helps increase food intake. Also, appetite stimulants including Megace and Marinol have been used. Megace, unfortunately, is associated with increases in body fat. Marinol (dronabinol)... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ziagen

...dose. See tips. More common side effects may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, headache, fever, rash, and anorexia (loss of appetite). Some observational studies seemed to indicate that abacavir may increase the risk of cardiovascular... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...Day: 2 If Boosted,* # ofDoses/Day: n/a Common Side Effects: Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, headaches, fatigue,insomnia Serious Side Effects: Anemia, neutropenia, myopathy,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...function has already been lost. Swelling of the legs or face or changes in urination may occur. Other symptoms, such as fatigue and loss of appetite, can be confused with other health problems. Your health care provider should monitor your... Read more »
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Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
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