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Is there a better drug than megace for the elderly to increase appetite only?

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suzanne66 24 Nov 2009

Other potential appetite stimulants that have been used in elderly people include oxandrolone, an anabolic steroid that may increase appetite and stimulate muscle growth; and dronabinol, which is tetrahydrocannabinol, a derivative of cannabis. Gentian has also been used.

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https://www.drugs.com/cdi/dronabinol.html
https://www.drugs.com/npc/gentian.html

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