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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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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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