Anorexia and cachexia in patients with cancer or AIDS
Adult: Initial: 800 mg daily. Usual range: 400-800 mg daily. As suspension containing 625 mg megestrol acetate in 5 ml: 625 mg daily.
Palliative treatment of breast carcinoma
Adult: 40 mg 4 times daily or 160 mg once daily.
Palliative treatment of endometrial carcinoma
Adult: 40-320 mg daily in divided doses.