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User Reviews for Megestrol to treat Hot Flashes

Also known as: Megace, Megace ES

The following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care.

Reviews for Megestrol

Pamonuntainboy January 9, 2018

"Taking Luprin for prostate cancer, one side affect of the Luprin is hot flashes, using Megestrol to control hot flashes. It works for me, hot flashed reduced by 95%."

Break 60 · Taken for less than 1 month July 27, 2014

"Stopped hot flashes resulting from taking Lupron for prostate cancer. Wonderful medicine."

Anonymous November 9, 2009

"I used this medication for over 15 years for very severe hot flashes. I had no side effects. I have recently stopped using it and have not had the hot flashes return."

Anonymous October 17, 2008

Megace (megestrol): "This medicine worked really well for me for about 6 weeks then gradually stopped working."


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