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Megace Drug Description
Megace®
(megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of megestrol (Megace)?

Stop taking megestrol and seek emergency medical attention or call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
sudden severe headache;
changes in vision; or
numbness or swelling in an arm or leg.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Notify your doctor if you...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Megace »




MEGACE® (megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension contains megestrol acetate, a synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring steroid hormone, progesterone. Megestrol acetate is a white, crystalline solid chemically designated as 17α-(acetyloxy)-6-methylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione. Solubility at 37° C in water is 2 µg per mL, solubility in plasma is 24 µg per mL. Its molecular weight is 384.51.
The empirical formula is C24H32O4 and the
structural formula is represented as follows:








MEGACE Oral Suspension is supplied as an oral suspension containing 40 mg of micronized megestrol acetate per mL.
MEGACE Oral Suspension contains the following inactive ingredients: alcohol (max. 0.06% v/v from flavor), citric acid, lemon-lime flavor, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sucrose and xanthan gum.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/16/2009




Megace Drug Description
Megace®
(megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of megestrol (Megace)?

Stop taking megestrol and seek emergency medical attention or call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
sudden severe headache;
changes in vision; or
numbness or swelling in an arm or leg.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Notify your doctor if you...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Megace »




MEGACE® (megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension contains megestrol acetate, a synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring steroid hormone, progesterone. Megestrol acetate is a white, crystalline solid chemically designated as 17α-(acetyloxy)-6-methylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione. Solubility at 37° C in water is 2 µg per mL, solubility in plasma is 24 µg per mL. Its molecular weight is 384.51.
The empirical formula is C24H32O4 and the
structural formula is represented as follows:








MEGACE Oral Suspension is supplied as an oral suspension containing 40 mg of micronized megestrol acetate per mL.
MEGACE Oral Suspension contains the following inactive ingredients: alcohol (max. 0.06% v/v from flavor), citric acid, lemon-lime flavor, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sucrose and xanthan gum.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/16/2009




Megace Drug Description
Megace®
(megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of megestrol (Megace)?

Stop taking megestrol and seek emergency medical attention or call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
sudden severe headache;
changes in vision; or
numbness or swelling in an arm or leg.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Notify your doctor if you...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Megace »




MEGACE® (megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension contains megestrol acetate, a synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring steroid hormone, progesterone. Megestrol acetate is a white, crystalline solid chemically designated as 17α-(acetyloxy)-6-methylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione. Solubility at 37° C in water is 2 µg per mL, solubility in plasma is 24 µg per mL. Its molecular weight is 384.51.
The empirical formula is C24H32O4 and the
structural formula is represented as follows:








MEGACE Oral Suspension is supplied as an oral suspension containing 40 mg of micronized megestrol acetate per mL.
MEGACE Oral Suspension contains the following inactive ingredients: alcohol (max. 0.06% v/v from flavor), citric acid, lemon-lime flavor, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sucrose and xanthan gum.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/16/2009




Megace Drug Description
Megace®
(megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of megestrol (Megace)?

Stop taking megestrol and seek emergency medical attention or call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
sudden severe headache;
changes in vision; or
numbness or swelling in an arm or leg.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Notify your doctor if you...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Megace »




MEGACE® (megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension contains megestrol acetate, a synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring steroid hormone, progesterone. Megestrol acetate is a white, crystalline solid chemically designated as 17α-(acetyloxy)-6-methylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione. Solubility at 37° C in water is 2 µg per mL, solubility in plasma is 24 µg per mL. Its molecular weight is 384.51.
The empirical formula is C24H32O4 and the
structural formula is represented as follows:








MEGACE Oral Suspension is supplied as an oral suspension containing 40 mg of micronized megestrol acetate per mL.
MEGACE Oral Suspension contains the following inactive ingredients: alcohol (max. 0.06% v/v from flavor), citric acid, lemon-lime flavor, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sucrose and xanthan gum.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/16/2009




Megace Drug Description
Megace®
(megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of megestrol (Megace)?

Stop taking megestrol and seek emergency medical attention or call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
sudden severe headache;
changes in vision; or
numbness or swelling in an arm or leg.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Notify your doctor if you...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Megace »




MEGACE® (megestrol acetate, USP) Oral Suspension contains megestrol acetate, a synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring steroid hormone, progesterone. Megestrol acetate is a white, crystalline solid chemically designated as 17α-(acetyloxy)-6-methylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione. Solubility at 37° C in water is 2 µg per mL, solubility in plasma is 24 µg per mL. Its molecular weight is 384.51.
The empirical formula is C24H32O4 and the
structural formula is represented as follows:








MEGACE Oral Suspension is supplied as an oral suspension containing 40 mg of micronized megestrol acetate per mL.
MEGACE Oral Suspension contains the following inactive ingredients: alcohol (max. 0.06% v/v from flavor), citric acid, lemon-lime flavor, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sucrose and xanthan gum.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/16/2009





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