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Megace Side Effects

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Atripla and Megace effects on testosterone levels

Greetings Dr. Keith Henry,I was diagnosed HIV+ little less than a year now. When I was diagnosed, my doctor immediately put me on ATRIPLA; my VL was greater than 60k and CD4 was 184. Now my VL is 183 and CD4 is 417. The point that I am trying to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Atripla has not been shown to decrease testosterone levels. The rate of low testosterone levels seems higher in HIV+ persons off or on treatment for their HIV. Megace does not increase testosterone levels and in fact can decrease levels, increases... Read more »

Megace

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Megace treatment

I have been offered to start treatment with Megace. I have now read the side effects and I was not... Read more »
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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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 6. Managing Symptoms and Side Effects

Symptoms and side effects are common with HIV. They can be due to HIV infection itself, to co-infection or opportunistic infection, or to HAART. It is important to discuss with your doctor any symptoms you are experiencing, as they may indicate an... Read more »
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Acetato de Megestrol

Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros El acetato de megestrol, también conocido como Megace, es un tipo de medicamento llamado anticaquéctico. Estos productos hacen engordar al... Read more »
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 »
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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 »

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 »

hello everyone...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

Hello everyone, I am a photographer who is also a PWA and living
in Chicago Illinois. UIIp until June of this year, I have been
positive and asymptomatic for close to 19 years - taking no
... Read more »