Megeetron 40mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Megeetron 40mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Breast cancer, Endometrial cancer
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Pregnancy
214.28
₹21.43/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Megeetron Tablet

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Uses of Megeetron Tablet

Megeetron 40mg Tablet is used in breast cancer and Endometrial cancer.
It is also used for treating appetite and weight loss in patients with advanced cancer or HIV.
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Side effects of Megeetron Tablet

Common

Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.

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How to use Megeetron Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Megeetron 40mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Megeetron Tablet works

Megeetron 40mg tablet is a progestin (female hormones). It works in patients with breast cancer and endometrial cancer by lowering certain hormones produced in tumours that are responsible for causing pain. It is not clear how Megeetron 40mg tablet treats appetite and weight loss.

In Depth Information on Megeetron Tablet

Expert advice for Megeetron 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Megeetron 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Megeetron 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Megeetron 40mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Megeetron 40mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Megeetron 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megeetron 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Megeetron 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Megeetron 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Megeetron 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Megestrol

Megeetron is safe if it is taken at a particular dose, duration and indication as prescribed by the doctor
Megeetron is a steroid and also used in chemotherapy of breast cance
Megeetron is not a controlled substance
Megeetron 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
Megeetron stops unusual heavy bleeding from the uterus (dysfunctional uterine bleeding).
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User Submitted Feedback For Megeetron 40mg Tablet

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