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

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10 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
4/3/2011 6:03:19 PM

Reviewer: Hulen76, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Was given this med as a result of weight loss when I contracted salmonella

Condition: Other
2/22/2010 7:50:00 PM

Reviewer: apraynmom04, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Heavy vaginal bleading

Condition: Other
12/29/2009 10:40:31 AM

Reviewer: LynnF3333, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medicine for years off and on as needed to increase my appetite. I buy it flavored from Wal-Mart. It is Awesome to increase appetite and tastes great in bubble gum. With this medicine, there is no reason for anyone to be underweight. It is awesome!!!!! Highly recommend it!!!!!

Condition: Other
6/29/2009 10:11:04 PM

Reviewer: Moznjack, 55-64 Female (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband is recovering from esophogeal cancer. He had chemo and radiation at the same time for 34 days straight, then the surgery. Due to altered tastes (salty or burnt) he's been losing weight steadily and went all the way to 119 lbs. His oncologist doubled his Megace and Ensure, but it makes him dizzy to the point of falling. So far, I'm not happy with results because he continues t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/21/2008 8:40:53 PM

Reviewer: E, Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on Megace for approx 7 months to increase my appetite & help me gain weight. I started the medication due to a sharp decrease in appetite/lack of interest in eating, weightloss/inabilty to maintain weight which resulted in FFT (failure to thrive), malnutrtion, etc. My situation is unique in that my weight loss/lack of appetite is complicated by sensory processing issues, which al ... Show Full Comment

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