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MEGACE 160 mg tablet is taken orally.

Active ingredient
Each tablet contains 160 mg of megestrol acetate.

Lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, colloidal silicon dioxide, povidone K30, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate.

1. What MEGACE is and what it is used for

MEGACE 160 mg Tablets are in the form of white-whitish, oval, biconvex tablets with 160 mg megestrol acetate as the active ingredient, with a broken notch on one side and a broken notch on the other side, with no visible evidence of contamination.

MEGACE 160 mg Tablet is available in 30 tablet forms.

MEGACE belongs to a group of medicines called progesterones.

MEGACE is used in the sedative treatment of advanced breast cancer, as well as in the treatment of cancer-related anorexia or weight loss.

2.How to use MEGACE?

Always use MEGACE exactly as your doctor has told you. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.
Instructions for proper use and dose/frequency of administration
In the treatment of breast cancer, 160 mg daily (in single or divided doses),
400-800 mg (once daily) is used in the treatment of loss of appetite or weight loss.
It is used continuously for two months. It should be used for as long as your doctor recommends.

Some patients use it for years.

Application route and method

Take the tablets with a sufficient amount of water (for example, a glass of water).
You can take MEGACE tablets before or after meals.

different age groups

Use in children and adolescents (under 18 years):

The safety and efficacy of MEGACE use in children have not been studied.

3. What are the possible side effects?

Like all medicines, there may be side effects in people who are sensitive to the substances contained in MEGACE.

If any of the following occur, stop using MEGACE and IMMEDIATELY inform your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency department:
swelling of the face, tongue or lips,
skin rash,
difficulty in breathing,

These are allergic manifestations.
pulmonary embolism

If you have this side effect, you may need emergency medical attention or hospitalization.

A blood clot can be fatal.

The following side effects may occur due to blood clotting.

loss of coordination (sudden)

slurred speech (sudden)

Pain in arms, groin and legs Shortness of breath

Weakness, weakness in the arms and legs



These very serious side effects are very rare.

Other side effects:

• Tumor exacerbation,

• Cushing's syndrome,
diabetes, high blood sugar,
Carpal tunnel syndrome, lethargy,
Problems with your heart and veins,
increase in your blood pressure,
shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing,
Hair loss,
Urinating a lot
non-menstrual bleeding,
Erectile dysfunction.
increased appetite, weight gain,
Fluid retention, swelling of the knees and feet
Redness on face and neck
facial and body hair growth
mood change,
hot flushes,
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, constipation,
weakness, weakness,
Pain, edema.

4. Things to consider before using MEGACE
DO NOT USE MEGACE in the following situations

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to megestrol acetate or any of the other ingredients of MEGACE.

Do not use this medicine as a pregnancy diagnostic test.

If you have a history of blood clots (such as thrombophlebitis)

If you have liver disease.

USE MEGACE CAREFULLY in the following situations


    If you are pregnant or may become pregnant
    If you have diabetes, MEGACE tablet may increase your blood sugar.

    Please consult your doctor if these warnings apply to you, even at any time in the past.

    Using MEGACE with food and drink

    You can take your MEGACE tablet with food or on an empty stomach.

    There is no interaction with a small amount of alcohol. However, your doctor can advise you in this regard.


    Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this medication.

    if you are pregnant; Do not use MEGACE tablets, but you can use MEGACE if your doctor decides it is necessary.

    If you realize that you are pregnant during your treatment, consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately.


    Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this medication.

    Do not breast-feed your baby while you are being treated with MEGACE.