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What Is Megace And It's Side Effects

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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
...treatment of several cancers in women and men, such as cancers of the breast, uterus, and prostate. Two commonly observed side effects of Megace, increased appetite and weight gain, prompted its current use for AIDS-wasting.The effects of... Read more »

Marinol vs. Megace

i just had a visit. CD4 count is 180 and viral load is less than 400.I am horrified at losing... Read more »

Megace, androgel, and testosterone levels

Hello..I have been taking Megace to help bolster my appetite, but recently I read that Megace can... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

...Contraindications Individuals should tell a doctor about any medical problems before taking this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, megestrol acetate can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...GI symptoms at first such as: Diarrhea Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite Pains Gas When these symptoms occur as side effects of HIV treatment, they are usually mild, and tend to go away after the a few days or weeks as your gut gets used... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...weakness and fever. Wasting is linked to disease progression and death. Losing just 5% of body weight can have the same negative effects. Wasting is still a problem for people with AIDS, even people whose HIV is controlled by medications. Part of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line Read more »
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hello everyone...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...payments on em. I REFUSE to start protease inhibitors until more is know about them and the LONG TERM (3 to 5 year) EFFECTS on both the user and the virus. If I can keep the virus at bay with other... Read more »

side effects

Posted by aef, 3 Replies
I have been on atripila for 3 years and now take clonzepam for sleep. I am cold all the time especially feet and hands. wondering if anyone has had the same thing? Dr never seems to concerned. I am also trying to quit smoking. Under alot of stress... 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 »

ED side effects?

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the side effects when taking Crixivan and Viagra? Read more »