Is there a better drug than megace for the elderly to increase appetite only?
Question posted by curllie on 11 Nov 2009
Last updated on 23 November 2009 by suzanne66
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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