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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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Acetato de Megestrol

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

Ana, Age 18, Blauvelt, N.Y. Ana In a way, I was pissed off to even have to come out. I think it's stupid. Heterosexual people don't have to come out as straight. And after I told my family I was gay in eighth grade, my dad didn't talk to me... Read more »
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Megace and Fat Gain

Would taking Megace help to replace some of the subcutanial fat that I have lost? If so, could a low enough dose be taken that it wouldn't effect my sex drive? If not, is there anything I can do to make it look better?...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
While that seems to make sense, I have not seen interest in such research. Perhaps the reason why is the potential for negative effects at the high level of therapeutic doses: such as loss of lean tissues, osteonecrosis, and additional hormonal... Read more »

Megace treatment

I have been offered to start treatment with Megace. I have now read the side effects and I was not happy. Apart from the rest of steroid treatments it also warned of impotence. Could you recommend any other medicine preferably tablets. I do want to...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
If megestrol acetate (Megace) has been recommended to you, it is likely that you need to gain weight. The type of weight that is gained at therapeutic doses of megestrol acetate therapy is heavily weighted toward fat. In order to choose the best... Read more »

Megace? Good/Bad?

I was reading a question that was asked on your panel. About Megace and weight gain. I am a transexual and take spirolactone 200 mg Qd, and Premarin 2.5 Qd. I stopped my HIV meds, 3 months ago due to lipodystophy. Is Megace a good idea, if Im...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
The question of megestrol acetate (Megace) and its ability to resolve lipoatrophy problems has come up on this forum in the past. The interaction with taking other female hormones in transexuals is new (and you are right, no information was found... Read more »

Megestrol + Restoring sexual function

What do you recommend for someone who is experiencing sexual dysfunction (impotence/lack of sensation, etc.) after taking Megace to counteract affects of wasting. Began taking Megace December 20 and it has worked on fat loss, but now need to know...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
One of the potential side-effects of the use of megestrol acetate in treatment for wasting is a reduction in testosterone levels. You can have this checked. If your levels are low, you and your doctor should discuss replacement therapy.Also, if... Read more »
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Para Ana

Posted by Anonymous
Hola Ana como estas, donde te metiste, estas bien?? haber si escribes pues si? me diste buenos consejos en mis momentos mas dificiles, haber si te dejas ubicar.
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Para Alexjd

Posted by ana, 1 Reply
Hola Alex, como estas? Espero que muy bien, creo que en esta semana era tu resultado. Anda confiado que todo va ha salir muy bien. Te deseo lo mejor, y anda con TRANQUILIDAD VA SER NEGATIVO.
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sobre el sexo oral

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hola y Feliz Navidad :)
Leyendo el foro sobre las preguntas de sexo oral he visto el caso de una chica llamada ana que dice que realizo sexo oral a un hombre y que ella tenia una herida sangrante en el paladar si mal no recuerdo. Se va a realizar el... Read more »

2012 SUMMER HIV/AIDS VOLUNTEER PLACEMENTS IN AFRIC

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Dear Ana Lucia,

For Volunteer/Internship Placements in Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Service Delivery Projects in Uganda, kindly follow the links below. We currently & Urgently Need VOLUNTEERS & INTERNS in HIV/AIDS Voluntary... Read more »