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Megestrol Acetate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Megestrol Acetate?

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• This medicine is used as an appetite stimulant.

• This medicine is used to treat endometrial or breast cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• There are two different liquids available, make sure you have the right one.

• If you have any circulation problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine and for 1 month after stopping this medicine.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Mood changes.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care,...