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Prolonged Use Of Megace

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Megace, androgel, and testosterone levels

Hello..I have been taking Megace to help bolster my appetite, but recently I read that Megace can actually lower one's testosterone level.Having been dealing with loss of libido and what seems like genital shrinkage, I am concerned about the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That is possible. Megace often leads to weight gain that is of marginal significance. My own use of Megace these days is very minimal due to a variety of concerns about side effects and efficacy. KH... Read more »

Will Megace help bring back needed fat?

Everyone I know of dogs Megace as only bringing back fat. As a lipoatophy sufferer would Megace... 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 »
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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 »
HIV i-Base

Nevirapine Prolonged Release Once-Daily Formulation Available in the UK

Following the approval in Europe last year of a prolonged release (PR) formulation of nevirapine (called extended release/XR in the US), this 400 mg once-daily tablet is now available in the UK. The lead in dose of 200 mg once daily (using the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Labeling Changes for Kaletra Reflecting New QT/QTC Interval and PR Interval Prolongation Information

FDA approved, on April 6, 2009, changes to the product label for Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablets and Oral Solution, reflecting new WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS regarding QT/QTC interval and PR interval prolongation information. QT/QTC interval... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two-Year Morbidity-Mortality and Alternatives to Prolonged Breast-Feeding Among Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers in Cote d'Ivoire

Renaud Becquet of the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale Unite in France and colleagues conducted the study from 2001 through 2005 among 557 infants born to HIV-positive women in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. After their infants... Read more »
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what prolongs the WINDOW PERIOD?

Posted by Ham1973, 3 Replies
Please are there medications/drugs that extends the window period? Your thoughts please. Read more »

prolonged eclipse phase without maker positivity?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
In your work, you suggested that there is an eclipse phase between HIV exposure and detection of any marker positivity in the blood. You presented your argument as follows based on the 51 documented cases of occupational transmission of HIV from... Read more »

prolonged symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has Anyone heard anything on how long one may feel ill after infection. CDC says that you will only get avs in the beginning mo and then will feel fine for several years. I find this hard to believe, I mean if one has the horrible virus floating... Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
So, I had an HIV scare in November 2007. I had unprotected oral sex with a guy (he went down on me, and I went down on him, but he didn't come). A few weeks after that I developed a bad cough and thought I might be HIV positive. I got tested 3... Read more »