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MEGACET 160MG TAB

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What is Megestrol Acetate for:

This medication is a progesterone derivative, prescribed for breast cancer, uterine cancer, loss of appetite, physical wasting, or unexplained significant weight loss in patients with diagnosis of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

How does Megestrol Acetate work:

Megestrol works in the brain to help you eat more. It may lower protein breakdown. If this drug is used for cancer, it changes other hormones and their actions. It may act right on the cancer cells.

How should Megestrol Acetate be used:

Take tablet with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. There is a liquid (suspension) if you cannot swallow pills. Shake well before use. Those who have feeding tubes may also use the liquid. Flush the feeding tube before and after this drug is given.

Common side effects of Megestrol Acetate :

Mood changes. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. High blood pressure. Headache. More hungry. Weight gain. Hair loss. Hair most often grows back when this drug is stopped. Impotence. Period (menstrual) changes. These include lots of bleeding, spotting, or bleeding between cycles.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What precautions should I take when taking Megestrol Acetate :

If you have an allergy to megestrol acetate or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life. Feeling very tired, weak, or touchy; trembling; having a fast heartbeat, confusion, sweating, or dizziness if you missed a dose or recently stopped this drug. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. Chest pain or pressure. Trouble breathing. Swelling, warmth, or pain in the leg or arm. More trips to the bathroom, more thirst, or weight loss. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Megestrol Acetate with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Megestrol Acetate :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category X : Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities andor there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.

Therapeutic Classification

Oestrogens & Progesterones & Related Synthetic Drugs, Hormonal Chemotherapy

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MEDIART LIFE SCIENCES PVT LTD

1501, nav parmanu chs ltd, wt patil marg, chembur, mumbai - 400071

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MEDIART LIFE SCIENCES PVT LTD

1501, nav parmanu chs ltd, wt patil marg, chembur, mumbai - 400071

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