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Megestrol Acetate Megace

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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 »

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? Good/Bad?

I was reading a question that was asked on your panel. About Megace and weight gain. I am a... 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 Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Mother Pataki's Cupboard: AIDS Therapeutics Omitted from the NY State ADAP Formulary as of 1/96:

...erythropoietin (EPO) Procrit, Epogen G-CSF Neupogen GM-CSF Leukine IVIG for adults Gamimune, Sandoglobulin dronabinol Marinol megestrol acetate Megace sandostatin Sandostatin nutritional supplements Etdich, Ensure, Sustecal vitamins and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Drug Watch: Nanotechnology for Antiretroviral Delivery

...every two to four weeks. Nanotechnology was also used to produce a more bioavailable oral suspension of megestrol acetate (Megace ES), which in 2005 was approved as a treatment for lack of appetite and wasting in people with AIDS. Antiretroviral... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Wasting Syndrome

...ofnausea. A number of agents to enhance dietary intake havebeen evaluated in NIAID clinical trials; two of them --megestrol acetate (megace) and dronabinol (marinol, whichcontains the active ingredient of marijuana, THC) -- arecurrently approved... Read more »
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...seem to be keeping the diahreah in check, so long as I don't stop taking either of them, and we've recently added megace, 20 ml once a day as an appetite stimulant. I am also taking some of the more usual... Read more »

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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 »

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