Megace

Active Ingredient(s): Megestrol
FDA Approved: * August 18, 1971
Pharm Company: * BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
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 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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Round White Unmarked Pill Scored One Side 40 on other

I found this in sons room and would like to know what it is if anyone can help. ## actually its thin lightlight blue scored one side with 40 on the bottom of scored side axulrz ## Based on the description provided, the closest match I could find is a round light blue pill marked with 4|0 on one side (with a score line between each number), and blank on the other side. This particular pill is identified as Megace (megestrol) 40mg. Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb Megestrol is a man-made version of the human hormone progesterone. It treats breast cancer and endometrial cancer by affecting female hormones involved in cancer growth. It increases weight gain by increasing appetite. I hope this info helps to at least narrow down your search! ## Best I can think of is maybe Viibryd. Its 40 m...

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round small tablet with line in the middle dividing tablet in 2 halves with par written on the upper half and 289 written on the lower half.other side of tablet is blank

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87 yo independent active female recovering from total hip replacement. Had 4 vessel CABG last year. Has CAD, CHF. Depression, CO~45%,minor Basal Ganglia CVA and developing renal failure. Weight loss of >40 lbs in past year. No appetite, muscle wasting disuse atrophy, anemic. Marinol not as effective appetite stimulant and she is sensitive to mental status changes on Marinol increasing probability of falling again. Need safest appetite stimulant to nourish muscle mass to regain strength to weight bear/ambulate in PT for independence at home or even with assistance of only1 person.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Megestrol
  • 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: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0015-0508 Megace 40 mg/ml Oral Suspension by E.r. Squibb & Sons, L.L.C.

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

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