Megestrol

 Megestrol

 

General English name: Megestrol

Brand: Megace

Application: breast or uterine cancer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forms of Magestrol | Megestrol

Magestrol Drug Information Megestrol

The correct amount and method of taking Megestrol

Contraindications Magestrol

Megstrol consumption during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of taking Megestrol on driving

Drug Interaction Magestrol

Megestrol Warning

Side effects of Magestrol

Side effects of Megestrol overdose (Megestrol poisoning)

Storage conditions of Megestrol

 

 

 

 

 

Forms of Magestrol | Megestrol

Tablet

 

Magestrol Drug Information Megestrol

Megestrol is similar to a natural substance called progesterone that is made by the body; Magestrol is used to treat breast and uterine cancer. It works by reducing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.

 

The correct amount and method of taking Megestrol

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of Megestrol varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • Take Magestrol regularly, at regular intervals.
  • Do not increase or decrease the dose of Megestrol without consulting your doctor.
  • The dose of Magestrol and the course of treatment with this drug depend on the patient's weight and its effectiveness for the patient.

 

Contraindications Magestrol

Pay attention to the expiration date of Magstrol and do not take it if your medicine has expired.

Never give Megestrol to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with Magestrol, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Megstrol consumption during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Megstrol may be harmful to the fetus. The drug is also absorbed through the skin and lungs, pregnant women should not be in contact with this drug.

 

The effect of taking Megestrol on driving

Magestrol usually causes symptoms such as sleep problems. If you have these symptoms, avoid driving.

 

 Drug Interaction Magestrol

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

 

Megestrol Warning

Magestrol may interact with some medications, such as dofetilide.

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking Magestrol:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have heart problems (eg heart disease, heart failure, irregular heartbeat).
  • If you have liver and kidney problems.
  • If you have a problem with blood clots.
  • If you have vaginal bleeding.
  • If you have diabetes. If you have an adrenal or adrenal problem.
  • If you have stomach or digestive problems.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of Magestrol

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects may occur if you take more than the dose of this medicine. If any of these side effects occur, your doctor should be informed:

Fatigue

Difficulty sleeping

Fever

Blowing

Decreased sexual ability or desire

Weight Gain

Change in appetite

stomach discomfort

Loss of appetite

Hyperglycemia

Chest pain, difficulty breathing, mood swings, severe drowsiness, weakness, fatigue, headache, palpitations: See your doctor right away if you have any of these serious side effects.

Skin rash and allergic symptoms: If you have such serious side effects, see a doctor immediately.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Megestrol.

 

Side effects of Megestrol overdose (Megestrol poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Megestrol

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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