Megace Es

Active Ingredient(s): Megestrol Acetate
FDA Approved: * July 5, 2005
Pharm Company: * PAR PHARM
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Megace Es Overview

Megestrol (INN, BAN) is a progestin of the 17α-hydroxyprogesterone group which was never marketed and is not currently used clinically.[1][2] Its acylated derivative megestrol acetate is also a progestogen, which, in contrast to megestrol itself, has been extensively used as a pharmaceutical drug.[1][2] Synthesis Megestrol synthesis:[3] U.S. Patent 2,891,079 See also Megestrol acetate Medroxyprogestero...

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Has anyone else (women in particular) developed pulmonary emboli within a few weeks or months after beginning the prescribed Megase ES dosage? Crucial and life threatening for me. ## Megase-E contains the active ingredient Megestrol and the possibility of some people developing A thromboembolic disease is warned about in the possible serious adverse reactions section of the medication information. And yes, the development of emboli can be very dangerous, at any location in the body, but particularly risky, when they are pulmonary. I am very sorry that you've gone through this. How are you doing, now? ## I read every word of every sentence when taking a prescription. THE only part of the small print about clots is small section that states "caution" in people with a history o...

Megestrol Acetate and Urinary Incontinence?

Has anyone experienced urinary incontinence and/or swollen appendages as a side effect of taking Megestrol Acetate? ## Megestrol is a Progesterone derivative. These are not normal side effects to this medication, at all. Have you contacted your doctor about this, yet?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Megestrol Acetate
  • Suspension: 125mg/ml, 400mg/10ml, 40mg/ml
  • Tablet: 20mg, 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Megace Es: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 16590-254 Megace Es 125 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Stat Rx USA
  • 17856-0949 Megace Es 125 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Atlantic Biologicals Corps
  • 49884-949 Megace Es 125 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Par Pharmaceutical, Inc
  • 54868-5572 Megace Es 125 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 63481-160 Megace Es 125 mg/ml Oral Suspension by Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Megestrol Acetate or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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