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Megestrol Acetate: Oral tablet

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  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions

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Megestrol 40mg Tab
Barr Laboratories Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: 555 607  |  barr
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Megestrol 40mg Tab
Ivax Corporation a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: Par 290 
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Megestrol 20mg Tab
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 763 
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Megestrol 40mg Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: par 290 
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Megestrol 40mg Tab
McKesson Packaging Inc
Pill Identification: par 290 
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Megestrol 20mg Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: PAR 289 
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Megestrol 40mg Tab
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 555 607  |  barr
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Megestrol 20mg Tab
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 555 606  |  b
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Megestrol 20mg Tab
Roxane Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 54 763 
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Megestrol 40mg Tab
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: par 290 
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Megestrol 20mg Tab
Barr Laboratories Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: 555 606  |  b

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What is this medicine?

MEGESTROL (me JES trol) belongs to a class of drugs known as progestins. Megestrol tablets are used to treat advanced breast or endometrial cancer.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Megace: Oral tablet

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Megestrol Acetate: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
67.83%
32.17%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
1.4%
7.69%
27.62%
63.29%
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