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Megestrol Megace

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Hola! Agradezco me oriente acerca de la efectividad en cuanto a la utilizacin de MEGACE para el tratamiento de la perdida de peso en pacientes con VIH, esto se debe a que soy VIH+ y e perdido peso, y deseo recuperar este, as mismo me oriente como...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...Hola,Acetato de megestrol (Megace) es una hormona sinttica que funciona como un estimulante del apetito. La realidad es que hoy en da no se usa mucho por su falta Read more »

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... 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 »

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 »

Acetato de Megestrol

... Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros El acetato de megestrol, tambiĆ©n conocido Read more »
Treatment Action Group

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

...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 minerals many... Read more »
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 »
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hello everyone...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 »

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 »


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 »