Vomiting, Nausea, Pain in extremity, Excessive thirst, Frequent urge to urinate, Abnormal vaginal bleeding, Acne-like rash, Blurred vision, Decreased sexual function, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Flatulence, Impotence, Feeling thirsty, Increased appetite, Insomnia, Slow speech, Difficult speech, Weakness, Numbness of extremity, Chest discomfort, Heart rate irregular, Chest pain
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is megestrol safe?
Megestrol is safe if it is taken at a particular dose, duration and indication as prescribed by the doctor
Q. Is megestrol a steroid/ chemo drug?
Megestrol is a steroid and also used in chemotherapy of breast cance
Q. Is megestrol acetate a controlled substance?
Megestrol is not a controlled substance
Q. Is megestrol cytotoxic?
Megestrol is a progestational agent or a synthetic form of the female sex hormone progesterone. Its anti-neoplastic effect against breast cancer is exerted by inhibition of pituitary gonadotrophin production (type of hormone released from the pituitary gland) and resultant decrease in estrogen secretion, and to some extent by direct cytotoxic effect on tumor cells
Q. Does megestrol stop bleeding?
Megestrol stops unusual heavy bleeding from the uterus (dysfunctional uterine bleeding).