Why It Is Used
Megestrol can be used to treat Reference metastatic or recurrent breast cancer Opens New Window after tamoxifen treatment. It can also be used when tamoxifen is not effective.
Megestrol can be used as an appetite stimulant for people experiencing loss of appetite and weight loss because of advanced cancer.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 11, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology