Medicine : Unistrol (40mg)

Name:Unistrol (40mg)
Manufacturer:United Biotech Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Megestrol Acetate
Composition:Megestrol Acetate(40 Mg)
Substitutes:anorest (40mg) , endace (40mg) , mestrel (40mg) , unistrol (40mg)

Generic ( Megestrol Acetate )

Typical use Of Megestrol Acetate :Breast Cancer, Prostatic Cancer.
Mechanism of action of Megestrol Acetate :Megestrol May Alter Metabolic Pathyways Via Interferences With The Production Or Action Of Mediators Such As Cachectin, A Hormone That Inhibits Adipocyte Lipogenic Enzymes.
Drug Interaction of Megestrol Acetate :Megestrol Acetate Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Aminoglutethimide, Carbamazepine, Griseofulvin, Phenobarbitone, Phenytoin (Na), Rifampicin. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Megestrol Acetate :Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Heart Failure, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Nausea, Vomiting, Alopecia, Urticaria, Weight Gain, Edema, Hot Flushes, Increased Appetite, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Hyperglycemia.


How Megestrol Acetate will impact on Pregnancy ?

The Drug Should Not Be Used By Pregnant Women. Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown High Risk To Fetus. The Risk Of Drug Use In Pregnant Women Outweighs The Benefit.

How Megestrol Acetate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Megestrol Acetate

No Studies Found