Endace 40 mg Tablet (Megestrol)
Buy Endace 40 mg (Megestrol) , Megestrol is a man-made chemical similar to the female hormone progesterone. Megestrol is used to treat loss of appetite and weight loss in people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Endace 40 mg is also used in the treatment of advanced breast cancer and endometrial cancer. Megestrol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide?
What is megestrol?
Endace 40 mg is a man-made chemical similar to the female hormone progesterone. Megestrol is used to treat loss of appetite and weight loss in people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Megestrol is also used in the treatment of advanced breast cancer and endometrial cancer. Megestrol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What is the most important information I should know about megestrol?
Endace 40 mg can harm an unborn baby or cause birth defects. Do not use megestrol if you are pregnant.Use birth control to prevent pregnancy.
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking megestrol?
You should not use megestrol if you are allergic to it, or if you are pregnant. To make sure megestrol is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have: diabetes; an adrenal gland disorder; or a history of stroke or blood clot. This medication can harm an unborn baby or cause birth defects. Do not use megestrol if you are pregnant. Tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant during treatment. Use effective birth control and follow your doctor?s instructions about how long to prevent pregnancy after your treatment ends. It is not known whether megestrol passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while taking Endace 40 mg.
How should I take megestrol?
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Shake the oral suspension (liquid) well just before you measure a dose. Measure the liquid with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one. Megace ES contains a higher concentration of megestrol than Megace. If your doctor changes your brand, strength, or type of Endace 40 mg, your dosage needs may change. Ask your pharmacist if you have any questions about the medicine you receive at the pharmacy. Your dosage needs may change if you have surgery, are ill, are under stress, or have an infection. Do not change your medication dose or schedule without your doctor?s advice. Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking megestrol?
This medicine can pass into body fluids (urine, feces, vomit). Caregivers should wear rubber gloves while cleaning up a patient?s body fluids, handling contaminated trash or laundry or changing diapers. Wash hands before and after removing gloves. Wash soiled clothing and linens separately from other laundry.
Megestrol side effects
• Increased appetite
• Weight gain
• Hot flashes
• High blood pressure
• Increased glucose level in blood