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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Megace oral.

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Condition: Other
1/10/2012 11:31:09 PM

Reviewer: Heatherrrrr, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My oncologist gave this to me for complex atypical endometrial hyperplasia (detected early), however, they could not rule out cancer when they first found it. When I had my D&C I was taking this for about 2 weeks. I am on a low dose, 80mg/day. My pathology results after my D&C WAS VASTLY IMPROVED (and no cancer!) and I feel the Megace has something to do with that. As for side effects I ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/28/2011 8:37:53 PM

Reviewer: grneyes, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this med twice and each time i start it,I get a green discharge.Has anybody else experienced this,and mood swings.I was put on it for pre-endometrial cancer.So far it has worked.

Condition: Other
7/6/2011 4:51:46 PM

Reviewer: lous, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on this medication for 21 months for endometrial stromal sarcoma. I have two tumors growing in the recto-vaginal wall. The medicine was supposed to shrink them however all it did was slow their growth. I had terrible side effects: gained 25-30 pounds, crazy mood swings, serious depression, and high blood pressure. I have to have a partial hysterectomy now anyway so I wish I would have ne ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/2/2011 10:41:51 AM

Reviewer: Phyl, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 47 and always maintained a weight of 105. When I had an appetite loss and dropped to 98lb I was devastated. My doctor put me on megace so I could gain some weight and it worked. I am so pleased to now weigh 125. I am a diabetic for 31 yrs. My side affects have been hair lose, vaginal itch, increased blood pressure and high blood sugar. Overall I am so satisfied with the weight gain that I dea ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/27/2011 1:45:28 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have only been on this medication for a few days. I have been having a period for over five months, and was repeatedly told it was a reaction to my deprovara (which I have been taking for sometime, and have NEVER had this reaction with before). Shrugged off and sent on my merry little way, a month ago went to the ER due to extremely heavy bleeding and put on Reclipsen to regulate my hormones, d ... Show Full Comment

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