How soon after taking Megace will my symptoms improve?

You may be taking Megace to treat symptoms of cancer or AIDS. People taking Megace to treat lack of appetite, weight loss or malnutrition from AIDS should experience increased appetite within three weeks of beginning Megace, with weight gain following within 12 weeks. Time required for relief of breast or endometrial cancer symptoms may depend on the stage of the cancer.

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