Megeys - antitumor agent.
Active substance Megeysa - megestrol, which is a synthetic progestogen hormone responsible for the occurrence of pregnancy.
Megeys provides local antitumor effect when administered in the uterus also proven effective in cachexia, anorexia.
There are reviews of Megeyse, causes an increase in weight, which is associated with improved appetite for the background of money, as well as an increase in mass and adipose tissue.
Release tablets Megeys.
The funds are used for the palliative treatment (such that is directed to a temporary improvement in the patient's) for endometrial cancer or breast cancer.
Megeys also been successfully used for the treatment of anorexia or abnormal weight reduction when acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, malignant tumors.
Instructions Megeysa: how to use
Megeys taken orally for two months - it is this duration of treatment is recommended to obtain adequate results.
When breast cancer is prescribed to take 160mg / day, endometrial cancer - 80-320mg / day.
For the treatment of anorexia or weight reduction Megeys received at 300-400mg daily dosage.
For elderly patients the appointment carried the standard scheme.
Megeys should be taken only under the supervision of a doctor who has experience in patients undergoing chemotherapy.
During treatment should use birth control pills.
The instructions Megeysa indicate that during treatment can be carried out radiation therapy, chemotherapy or surgery for cancer.
Megeys can cause weight gain, which is often observed in patients suffering from cancer of the endometrium, breast, and can be the cause of improving the intake of the drug appetite.
There are reviews of Megeyse, causing pulmonary embolism, thrombophlebitis, thromboembolism, bleeding from the uterus, nausea, swelling, vomiting, shortness of breath, high blood pressure, heart failure, flushing, hyperglycemia, hair loss, mood changes, a short progression of tumors, skin rashes, lethargy , diarrhea.
There is evidence of the development of glucose intolerance, appears adrenal insufficiency, diabetes mellitus. Similar symptoms of adrenal dysfunction may develop in all patients continuously receiving Megeys or after treatment. To correct these conditions, in some cases take glucocorticoids in shock doses.
In case of overdose symptomatic treatment prescribed standard.
Megeys not take children under 18L, pregnancy, breast-feeding women, in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance.
Patients suffering thrombophlebitis in the past, the drug should be taken with caution.