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Endace -40 (Megestrol) Drug Price and Information

Megestrol (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).  

Endace -40 - Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd

Endace -40  Tablet

Generic : Megestrol
10 Tablets
Price Updated on Apr 19, 2023
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Drug information on Endace -40 (Megestrol) from Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd


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

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).

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.

How to use Endace -40?

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


When Should Endace -40 not 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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