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Medicine For Megestrol Allergy
Allergy is intoleran: When you experience unexpected side effects that occur each time you take this medicine, this may reflect an allergy to the drug(megestrol in your case). Typically allergy implies skin rashes, itching or swelling of mucosa of lips or throat areas. It is unlikely that you are allergic to this medicine but have your doctor monitor you while you are starting to take this medicine in order to be sure. ...Read more
When you experience unexpected side effects that occur each time you take this medicine, this may reflect an allergy to the drug(megestrol in your case). Typically allergy implies skin rashes, itching or swelling of mucosa of lips or throat areas. It is unlikely that you are allergic to this medicine but have your doctor monitor you while you are starting to take this medicine in ...Read more
My dad wants to gain weight but he can't he's tried a medicine called megace (megestrol) and it hasn't worked yet. He just wants to gain 10 pounds.
Weight gain: More information is needed. Does your dad have any illness that could be causing weight loss? Hopefully his doctor prescribed the megace (megestrol). It may take a while for this medicine to increase the appetite. He needs to discuss the dose of med with his doctor. It may need to be adjusted. Also he may need some food supplements to increase the calorie intake. These should be discussed with the doctor. ...Read more
My doc gave megace (megestrol) to treat endo cancer it makes gain lbs i have IUD also.i dont need or want to gain weight.can i take medicine to help lose lbs?
I started taking megestrol (megace), a hormone medicine. Could that be the reason why I missed my period?
I started taking megestrol (megace ) a hormone medicine could that be the reason why I missed my period ?
Yes: Megace (megestrol) is a synthetic progestin that if taken on a daily basis can suppress menstrual bleeding. Continuous progestin medications tend to act like a chemical D&C which keeps the lining of the uterus thin. If there is no lining to eliminate, there is no menstrual bleeding. ...Read more
Many side effects.: Body as a Whole: abdominal pain, chest pain, infection, thrush and sarcoma Cardiovascular System: cardiomyopathy and palpitation Digestive System: constipation, dry mouth, hepatomegaly, increased salivation and oral thrush Blood: leukopenia Metabolic and Nutritional: LDH increased, edema and peripheral edema Nervous System: paresthesia, confusion, convulsion, depression More. Many side effects ...Read more
When will i ovulate or get real period after taking megestrol (40mg twice a day or 7 days) to stop dub?
That shouldn't trigg: Megace (megestrol) is used to thin the lining of the uterus if it is abnormally thickened, which can happen due to a number of factors. Including hormonal imbalances, lack of ovulation, or being overweight. Megace (megestrol) does not trigger ovulation (which is the only thing that causes a "real" period, by the definition of that word). If you are trying to conceive, you should talk to your dr about other treatments. ...Read more
Bleeding after oral sex while on megestrol for only two days . Is something wrong or is it just leftover blood?
My dad has alzhiemers in later stages losing wieght takes sevrral meds for alzhiemers was prescribed megestrol 40mg x2 daily what can be side effects?
Usually none : It may affect some of his routine labs. I wish both of you good luck in this difficult situation. ...Read more
Whoprescribed-megace: Are you taking it because of any h/o cancer or just taking it as an appetite stimulant. Sorry for asking this question because menace not avery commonly prescribed drug ,for loss of appetite. Who prescribed it, your primary care doctor or some other consult physician. Need the above information before answering fully for ur question please. ...Read more
Yes: It works well with many patients.Get a more detailed answer ›
It depends: The real question is why are you underweight. Megace is a steroid based compound that increases appetite and as a result weight. It does not specifically put on bodyweight. It does promote fat stores. Additionally, when you stop Megace there is the potential for adrenal insufficiency acutely. What you should be focusing on his training underlying cause and if possible treating the cause! ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more