Megestrol Acetate USP
Composition: Each ml suspension contains Megestrol Acetate USP 40mg.
is indicated for the treatment of anorexia, cachexia, or an unexplained,
weight loss in patients with a diagnosis of acquired immunedeficiency syndrome
(AIDs) & cancer.
Dosage and administration: The
recommended adult initial dosage is 800 mg/day (20 ml/day). The bottle should
be shaken well before use. Or, as directed by the registered physician.
Use in pregnancy and lactation: Pregnancy
category X. There are no adequate and well controlled studies of Megestrol
administration in pregnant Women. It is a progesterone derivative, which may
induce vaginal bleeding in women. It should be used during pregnancy only if
the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. Because of the
potential for adverse effects on the newborn, nursing should be discontinued if
Megestrol oral suspension is required.
bottle contains 100ml oral suspension.