Tracetate

Tracetate

megestrol

Manufacturer:

Fahrenheit
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Megestrol acetate
Indications/Uses
Anorexia & cachexia for cancer & HIV AIDS patients.
Dosage/Direction for Use
20 mL once daily. Elderly & patient w/ CKD Intially 10 mL once daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Diagnostic test for pregnancy (especially during the 1st 4 mth).
Special Precautions
History of thrombophlebitis. Lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, edema, breakthrough uterine bleeding. Rarely, thromboembolic phenomena; dyspnea, heart failure, HTN, hot flushes, mood changes, cushingoid facies, tumor flare (w/ or w/o hypercalcemia), hyperglycemia, alopecia, carpal tunnel syndrome, rash.
ATC Classification
L02AB01 - megestrol ; Belongs to the class of progestogens.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Tracetate oral susp 40 mg/mL
Packing/Price
200 mL x 1's (Rp325,000/botol)
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