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Progestin Megace® Cancer-related

Megestrol - Dosage and How to Use

How should Megestrol be used?

It is a tablet taken by mouth, with or without food. Take exactly as instructed by your doctor.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Megestrol, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is too near to your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your usual dosing time. Do not double dose. 

What should I do if I overdose?

​If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.

Megestrol - Additional Information

  • Updated on 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore
The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth


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