Megestrol Ac 40mg And Weight Gain.

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Nancy Says:
 
Is Megestrol usually used for someone who can not gain weight? My husband has very little appetite and is very thin so he was prescribed Megestrol AC 40 mg. He does not have cancer or aids or anything like that. Thank you!

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Verwon Says:
 
Megestrol is a progesterone derivative and, when given in high doses, it can substantially increase appetite.

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http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Megestrol/­

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slim Says:
 
Yes. My doc prescribed it to me because I told her I hardly ever had an appetite. I am 5' 11" and weighed 127. I was tired of being skinny and it being apart of others conversations. Just as your husband, I dont have cancer, AIDS, or any other sickness. Just a poor appetite. It works though. I gained 15 lbs in a little over a month.

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CSGreen Says:
 
Mother had no appetite and was loosing weight; broke hip and would not eat in hospital or nursing home. Now she is home and I opted to keep her on the appetite stimulant, but something is causing her sugar to elevate and I'm wondering if it's this med. She is 90, diebetic with high blood pressure and high chlorestrol and has Alzheimer's/Dimentia. So many meds that could cause the elevation but I'm checking the ones that she was not taking before she broke her hip because I had her sugar stablilzed at that point. Sugar seems OK in the morning before I give her her morning meds.

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Nina Says:
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It's so hard to get Doctors, to prescribe a prescription for you to gain weight, any referrals for a Dr. that will
Give you a prescription for megestrol 40 mg liguid

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Jan Says:
 
At age 66, I am 5'7", and weigh 94 lbs. I have no cancer, aids, or any auto immune disease, but I do have chronic debilitating spinal disc disease and No appetite. I was given liquid Megace years ago and it worked great till I started having blood in my urine and stool. I had gained almost 20lbs. He took me off the Megace, and I immediately lost my weight gain, and he refused to give me the drug again. Now some 8 or 9 yrs. later, I am prescribed Megace again for weight gain and I am wondering if I may have better results. Before, Inwas on morphine and oxycodone all for pain. Now I am Only taking Lyrics, and Lisinopril for blood pressure. Might my reaction be different this time? I really want to stay on Megace. Tired of people thinking the worst of me because of how I look and how my clothes hang on me. Thank you. Jan


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Jan Says:
 
I am now on Megace again and so far have had no negative effects. I am gaining slowly, and could gain weight faster if I did indeed eat more. Thanks


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Lele Says:
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Was there any side effects to taking this medication

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Cabrini Ellsworth Says:
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I took it to and it helped me a lot cause i don't always have an appetite.

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Qwa Says:
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I HAVE BEEN PRESCRIBED MEGESTROL 40MG BECAUSE MY CYCLE WON'T STOP I'M CONSTANTLY BLEEDING BUT I'M 5'3 AND I WEIGH 190 IBS I WAS WONDERING DOES THIS MEDICINE ALONE MAKES YOU GAIN WEIGHT BECAUSE MY DR. TOLD ME I CAN'T GAIN NO MORE WEIGHT I'M TO SHORT

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ESS Says:
 
Hi. I have been on megace for 14 years. Due to low cortisol and a meningioma turmour I need to stop my megace. I see people have had their megace stopped. What procedure was used to stop your megace?

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Paula Says:
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I just got it prescribed to me also for the same reason hope it works just took the first dose .

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