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   Megestrol Acetate

Megestrol Acetate
(oral) (tablet, Liquid)


Megestrol tablets treat breast and uterine cancer. Megace® ES liquid is used to increase appetite and prevent weight loss in patients with AIDS.

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Megace ES, Megace


 
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Megestrol Acetate
Megace ES, Megace
Uses
Megestrol tablets treat breast and uterine cancer. Megace® ES liquid is used to increase appetite and prevent weight loss in patients with AIDS.

Storage
  • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
  • Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment.
  • You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed. Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.


How To Use
  • APPEARANCE: Tablet, Liquid. Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often.
  • Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to. For cancer treatment, you may need to take this medicine for at least 2 months before it starts to work. Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
  • Shake well before using.

Side Effects
  • Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing. Chest pain, shortness of breath, or coughing up blood. Extreme nausea, vomiting, dizziness, or weakness. Increased thirst, increase in how much or how often you urinate. Numbness or weakness in your arm or leg, or on one side of your body. Pain in your lower leg (calf). Rapid weight gain. Sudden or severe headache, problems with vision, speech, or walking. Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet. Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.

Precautions
  • You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to megestrol.
  • Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant, or if you think you might be pregnant.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can.
  • If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Drug Interactions
  • Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby.
  • Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant.
  • If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away. Make sure your doctor knows if you are breastfeeding, or if you have diabetes, Cushing's syndrome, kidney disease, or a history of blood clots. Using this medicine for a long time may increase your risk of some kinds of cancer.
  • Talk to your doctor about this risk. This medicine may cause weight gain as a result of an increased appetite. Your doctor will need to check your progress at regular visits while you are using this medicine.
  • Be sure to keep all appointments.

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