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Drug information on Endace -40 (Megestrol) from Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.

Endace -40

Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Megestrol
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Megestrol

Megestrol(Megace) generic Endace -40 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).
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Other Trade Names for Megestrol

India : 

International : 

Megace, Megace ES

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Medical Condition(s) for which Endace -40 may be prescribed

Side effects of Endace -40

   Body as a Whole : Abdominal pain, chest pain, infection and fungal infection.

   Heart : Disease of heart muscle and palpitations.

   Gastrointestinal : Constipation, dry mouth, liver enlargement, increased salivation and mouth infection.

   Blood : Decrease in white blood cells.

   Metabolic : Increased LDH and swelling in the extremities.

   Central Nervous System : Tingling, confusion, convulsion, depression, nerve disease and abnormal thinking.

   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing, cough and lung disorder.

   Skin : Hair loss, itching, rash, increased sweating and skin disorder.

   Eye : Visual disturbances.

   Genitourinary : Urinary incontinence, urinary tract infection and breast enlargement in male, vaginal bleeding.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended adult initial dosage is 625 mg/day (5 mL/day or one teaspoon daily).

How to use Endace -40?

It comes as a tablet and suspension to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Endace -40 not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Endace -40

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood clot events, stroke, diabetes, kidney, liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• It is not intended for use in the prevention of weight loss.

• It should not be used in children.

Other Precautions for Endace -40

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Endace -40

Store it at 15°-25°C and dispense in a tight container. Protect from heat.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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