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Megestrol Side Effects
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
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
At age 35... How effective is megestrol acetate in treating endometrial hyperplasia...What are problem side effects....What about ability to conceive?
Good after treatment: Remember you're being treated for a pre-cancerous lining of the uterus. Simple hyperplasia is treated with megestrol to prevent proliferation (growth) to a more aggressive type which may require hysterectomy. If all works well, your gyn can clear you for pregnancy. Side effects are hot flashes, GI symptoms, slight edema but all reversible. Please check with your doc for more details. Stay safe. ...Read more
Progestin: Breakthrough bleeding can be a side effect of Progesterone based medications such as megestrol (progestin) & will subside after cessation of therapy. If the bleeding is protracted your doctor may prescribe another medication to help stop the bleeding. Consult your doctor or gynecologist to make sure the bleeding was not caused by an underlying gynecological pathology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took megace (megestrol) es for about 3 months. People tell me that i look darker, as if I have a tan. Is this a side effect? Will i continue to get darker?
Adrenal suppression: One of the possible side effects from Megace (megestrol) is adrenal suppression, which can result in darker pigmentation of the skin. You should contact your physician immediately to notify him/her of this symptom. Depending on why you are taking it and the severity of your other problems, you need to discuss discontinuation of the medication. ...Read more
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