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What should I know about megestrol acetate tablets before taking them?

Before taking this medication you should know that this medication should not be taken during pregnancy as this may cause birth defects. You should also not take megestrol acetate tablets while breast-feeding because it passes into breast milk. If you are diabetic or have a history or blood clots, make sure that your doctor is aware of this before you start taking megestrol acetate tablets. This drug may interact with other medications. Keep your doctor up to date about all medications that you are taking or intend to take while taking megestrol acetate tablets.

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