Megahenz 40 Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Megestrol (40 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Megahenz 40 Tablet Information

    Megahenz 40 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa. Secondary and off-label uses of Megahenz 40 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The correct dosage of Megahenz 40 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Megahenz 40 Tablet as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Megahenz 40 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Megahenz 40 Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Further, the section on Megahenz 40 Tablet related warnings talks about Megahenz 40 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Other contraindications of Megahenz 40 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Megahenz 40 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Megahenz 40 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Megahenz 40 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Megahenz 40 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Megahenz 40 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult(Female)
    • Disease: Breast Cancer
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 160 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: Anorexia Nervosa
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 800 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Breast Cancer
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 160 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Megahenz 40 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Megahenz 40 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Megahenz can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Megahenz 40 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Megahenz may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Megahenz 40 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Megahenz has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Megahenz 40 Tablet on the Liver?


      Side effects of Megahenz rarely affect the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Megahenz 40 Tablet on the Heart?


      Megahenz has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Megahenz 40 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Megahenz 40 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Megahenz 40 Tablet

    • Is this Megahenz 40 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Megahenz 40 Tablet does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Megahenz 40 Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Megahenz 40 Tablet can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Megahenz 40 Tablet only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Megahenz 40 Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Megahenz 40 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Megahenz 40 Tablet


      You can take Megahenz 40 Tablet with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Megahenz 40 Tablet


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Megahenz 40 Tablet with alcohol.

      Unknown


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Megace (megestrol acetate)

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 808-809



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