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Side effect(s) of Megestrol

Read the side effects of Megestrol as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

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.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Megestrol

Megestrol(Megace) generic 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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Trade Names for Megestrol

International : 

Megace, Megace ES

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