Megestrol is used as a contraceptive
How it Works
Megestrol is a chemical similar to the female hormone progesterone. Megestrol helps to treat loss of appetite and weight loss in people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or also known as AIDS. Megestrol is also used in hormone replacement therapy. Megestrol works to start menstruation by replacing the natural progesterone that some women are missing.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Megestrol include the symptoms below; Weight gain, Nausea, Vomiting, Hypertension, Vaginal bleeding and discharge, Hyperglycemia, Asthenia, Rash, Decreased libido