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Megace ES Dosage

Generic name: MEGESTROL ACETATE 125mg in 1mL
Dosage form: oral suspension
Drug classes: Hormones / antineoplastics, Progestins

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 11, 2023.

Testing Prior to Megace ES Administration

  • ‚ÄčObtain a negative pregnancy test in females of reproductive potential prior to initiating treatment with Megace ES [see Contraindications (4), Warnings and Precautions (5.2), Use in Specific Populations (8.1, 8.3)].

Dosing and Administration

  • The recommended adult initial dosage of Megace ES oral suspension is 625 mg/day (5 mL/day or one teaspoon daily).
  • Shake the container well before using.
  • This strength (125 mg/mL) is not substitutable with other strengths (e.g., 40 mg/mL). Refer to the prescribing information of the 40 mg/mL product for dosage recommendations for the 40 mg/mL strength.

Further information

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