Disease Information for Megestrol (Megace/Pallace) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Baldness/Alopecia
Hair loss
Non-scarring Alopecia/balding
Morning sickness
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Drug induced Baldness/Alopecia
Thromboembolic disease
Thrombophlebitis Arm/Deep Vein
Thrombophlebitis, deep vein
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-androgen effect
DRUG/Chemotherapeutics/cancer drugs/etc (category)
DRUG/Hormonal agent/derivative medication (example)
DRUG/Hormonal agents/cancer chemotherapy (example)
DRUG/Progestin-like effect
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Compound 5071, MEG, MEGESTROL, Megestrol (substance), Megestrol preparation, Megestrol preparation (product), Megestrol preparation (substance), Pregna 4 6 diene 3 20 dione 17 hydroxy 6 methyl, Brand name/Megace (Megestrol), Brand name/Pallace (Megestrol)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
DRUG/Dose 20 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 40 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Synthetic progestin; used in cancer chemotherapy as hormonal agent biologic activity modifier; oral and parenteral preparation

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