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One Tsp. Of Megace Per Day For Weight Gain

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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.

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I would use whey protein shakes plus three meals plus resitance (weight) training instead.Megestrol is a progesterone based product used in the treatment of advanced cancer of the breast and endometrium. When given in relatively high doses,... 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, androgel, and testosterone levels

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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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After 17 Years on HIV Meds, It's Still Hard to Gain Weight

Jim Delaney I started meds back in 1996. They really did a number on my body. I was never sick from HIV; I volunteered for an HIV protocol. It was a triple combo; 3TC was one the other ones did not make it past the study. One was eight pills,... Read more »
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Marijuana Safety Study Completed: Weight Gain, No Safety Problems

After years of bureaucratic nightmare, a research team at the University of California has completed a safety study of smoked marijuana vs. oral dronabinol (Marinol(R), an FDA-approved oral drug with the same main active ingredient as marijuana) vs.... Read more »
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Hot Topics: Healthy Weight Gain; Supplements; CROI 2014 Preview; Drug Holidays; and More

Hot Topics: Healthy Weight Gain; Supplements; CROI 2014 Preview; Drug Holidays; and More February 19, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Mixed-Status... Read more »
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is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

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Atripla and weight gain

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I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information because a lot of hivers claim the same condition of weight gain... Read more »

Weight Gain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Why is it so impossible for me to lose weight,I`ve been in the Wellness Program exercising for over a year and my Nutritionist placed me on a 1800 Calorie a day Diet,but my weight goes up and down,the only good thing about it is that I`m able to fit... Read more »

gaining weight

Posted by still_here, 1 Reply
seems the higher my numbers get, the more weight i gain. last year at this time i weighed 114lbs... my CD4 was hovering around the 400 mark with a VL undetectable. now, a year later, my CD4 is 723, VL undetectable 47% and i have gained 34lbs. i've... Read more »