Megace 160mg (Megestrol Acetate) tablet is used for Hormone-dependent cancers like breast cancers, Endometrial cancer, Weakness of the body in aids, Eating disorder, Weakening of body in abnormal tissues growth and other conditions.
Uses Megace 160mg (Megestrol Acetate)
Megace 160 Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Hormone-dependent cancers like breast cancers
Weakness of the body in aids
Weakening of body in abnormal tissues growth
Megace 160 Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed here.
Megace 160mg (Megestrol Acetate) Tablet Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Megace 160 Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Changes in libido
Irregular menstrual cycles
Megace 160 Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here
Megace 160mg (Megestrol Acetate) Precautions
Before using Megace 160mg (Megestrol Acetate), inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Have liver or kidney disease, diabetes or adrenal gland disorder
May interfere with the normal menstrual cycle in women
Interactions with Megace 160mg (Megestrol Acetate)
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Megace 160 Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Megace 160 Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
Megace 160mg (Megestrol Acetate) Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Megace 160 Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Megace 160 Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
History of thromboembolic disease
Severe arterial disease
Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding