Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
120 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Doctors waiting to answer your question
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
MD
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

General & Family Physician

Exp 6 years

Dr. Suresh Heijebu
MD
Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

Exp 9 years

Dr. Vaishalee Punj
MD
Dr. Vaishalee Punj

General & Family Physician

Exp 16 years

Dr.Raju
MD
Dr.Raju

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Kiran Kumar
MD
Dr. Kiran Kumar

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Arun Prasad
MD
Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

Megace appetite stimulant effectiveness

Premium Questions

Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

doctor wants to prescribe Megace to stimulate her appetite. She was in the hospital two weeks ago with pneumonia that wouldnt respond to antibiotics. She is 88. Does megace sound like a good... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

Hi XXXX, I want to know what the drug Megace is given for and how does it react with other medicines Pam also what are side effects of this drug? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Soumya MD

My daughter was recently diagnosed with endometrial cancer , placed on Megace for four months. Since she is now trying to get pregnant, the doctor told her to go off of Megace. They did not tell her ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Soumya ( OBGYN)
Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

which is least likely to cause weight gain megace or aygestin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ronald Schubert ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

which isleast likely to cause weight gain megace or aygestin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

my wife had been taking Megace For a couple months and it worked very well with no side effects except of course appetite increase and she suddenly stop taking it because she would burp some up ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Mahboob Ur Rahman MD

Megace and said it could take up to two years to work. I am a retired nurse and remember giving Megace to seniors to increase their appetite. That is the LAST thing I need I am about 300 pounds now. I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mahboob Ur Rahman ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.       Dorina Gurabardhi MD

in a private home care nursing facility. She has a poor appetite and has to be hand fed. Would Megace be an appropriate approach to increasing her appetite thereby gain weight? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. ASIF MD

are the only effective drugs that actually increase appetite. With the drugs side by side, The side effects of Megace are horrible compared to Marinol.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. ASIF ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

My mothers healthcare facility is giving her Remeron, when I asked them to give her Megace. She has stopped eating about a week ago, & I would like to know if Remeron is the same thing as Megace ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)