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

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Condition: Other
3/14/2012 10:31:16 PM

Reviewer: Soulcr8, 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:
I am a 37 yr. old Male on Megace as a result of extreme weight loss, associated with Squamous Cell Carcinoma. 3 surgery's later Total testicle reconstruction and a Skin Graph to Match.....I was @ 97 lbs. 6' tall. I have Been on Megace 40mg/10ml-1xday oral suspension and I now weigh 137lbs.( 90 day's) This drug is quite expensive however the cost is in no comparison to life! Side effect ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/1/2012 5:28:37 PM

Reviewer: LOVINGHUSBAND, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
THE COST OF THIS MEDICATION IS OBCENE!!!! $1365.00 FOR 10 OZ. NO WONDER OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IS IN SUCH SHAMBLES. THERE SHOULD BE A LAW THAT REQUIRES PATIENTS BE ADVISED OF THE COST OF THIS MEDICATION WHEN PURCHASED. OLDER PEOPLE AND PEOPLE DESPERATE FOR HELP AND OVERLY STRESSED CARE TAKERS ARE TARGETS FOR RX COMPANY GREED. MY FATHER PICKED THIS MEDICATION UP AND PAID HIS 35 CO-PAY. THEN G ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/14/2011 2:16:18 PM

Reviewer: PRETTYNPINK, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I WERE TAKING REGULAR MEGACE FORMULA TO GAIN WEIGHT N IT HELPED ALOT I WENT FROM 87LBS TO 110LBS IN A MONTH BUT I STILL REALLY DIDNT HAVE A GOOD APPETITE SO I CHANGED TO MEGACE ES N I CANT SAY HOW IT REALLY IS JUST YET. THE ONLY SIDE EFFECTS I HAD FROM MEGACE WERE GAS,IMPROVED APPETITE,AND NO PERIOD BUT I HONESTLY CAN SAY IT WORKS WHEN IT COMES TO GAIN WEIGHT. BUT YOU REALLY HAVE TO EAT RIGHT N EX ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/22/2009 1:43:53 PM

Reviewer: jlynn, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started Megace in August at 98lbs. Now in November at 118lbs! It works great, and I feel great. Weird side effect I got was no periods. I stopped for a month in September to make sure I wasnt pregnant, but then my period came so I resumed the meds, but sinse then, no period.

Condition: Other
9/21/2009 5:16:38 PM

Reviewer: moob, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had a lumpectomy for DCIS in Jan. No need for radiation or chemo but am on Tamoxifen for 5 yrs. Unreal hot flashes. Dr. put me on 20mg. of Megace and it has completely stopped the flashes during the day. However, since starting the Megace about a month ago, my fingernails have become paper thin and non-existent and my hands shake like I have a nervous disorder. Anybody else with these side effe ... Show Full Comment

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