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

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19 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
8/23/2013 1:37:37 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is a horrible drug that has caused slurred speech, weakness, fatigue...Medical Science needs to get to the root of medical problems not just treat symptons.

Condition: Other
8/1/2012 1:19:36 PM

Reviewer: SPACE 1, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I just started taking this medication due to my gall bladder being remove which cause weight loss. I have been taking it for about a week and I can feel the pounds coming on...not sure how much I have gained but my clothes are fitting a lot better now. Sure it cost but it is worth it if you want to get back that strong size 8. One more thing you will be eating up everything in site day and nite ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/24/2012 9:29:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
from 79 pounds to 101 pounds in 3 + months

Condition: Other
4/28/2012 8:17:17 AM

Reviewer: falenmichael, 75 or over on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
mother diagnosed wit divericulitis and blood clots but the megestrol has been a life saver,does she need to stop taking the megestrol? can it cause further blood clotting?

Condition: Other
3/17/2012 10:29:01 AM

Reviewer: TheNCDoc, 65-74 Male (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Due to depression and anxiety my wife lost from 120 lbs to 85 (35 pound loss). Started at 20 ml per day for a month then up to 40 ml per day. She gained 15 pounds within 6 weeks. However, after about 8 weeks it has lost it's effectiveness. As to cost mentioned by others, there is a generic that she takes and the cost is minimal.

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