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Composition FOR ENDACE 40mg tablet

Megestrol(40mg)

food interaction for ENDACE tablet

alcohol interaction for ENDACE tablet

pregnancy interaction for ENDACE tablet

lactation interaction for ENDACE tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Endace -40mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Endace -40mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Endace -40mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR ENDACE 40mg tablet

Megestrol(40mg)

Endace tablet uses

Endace -40mg tablet is used in contraception.

How endace tablet works

Endace -40mg tablet is a progestin (female hormones). It works as part of hormone replacement therapy by replacing the amount of oestrogen in the uterus. It works to bring on menstruation by replacing the natural progesterone that some women are missing.

Common side effects of endace tablet

COMMON DOSAGE FOR ENDACE -40MG TABLET

Patients taking ENDACE -40MG TABLET

  • 65%
    Twice A Day
  • 18%
    Thrice A Day
  • 15%
    Once A Day
  • 3%
    Four Times A Day

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Expert advice FOR ENDACE tablet

  • Inform the doctor before taking megestrol if you have a history of thrombophlebitis (blood clots) or a suffering from liver or kidney disease, diabetes or adrenal gland disorder.
  • You should use megestrol with caution if you are an elderly patient as it may cause decreased liver, renal or heart functions.
  • Take precautions as megestrol may interfere with the normal menstrual cycle (period) in women.
  • Seek medical emergency if you develop any allergic reaction like swelling of lips, face and tongue, skin rash, difficulty breathing while taking megestrol.

Frequently asked questions FOR ENDACE 40mg tablet

Megestrol

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
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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).

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT ENDACE -40MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
60%
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40%

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)