Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Megace
  2. Megace ES

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Megace Os


Megestrol tablet is used to treat advanced cancer of the breast or uterus in patients whose cancer has already spread, come back, or cannot be treated with surgery. Megestrol oral liquid is also used to treat anorexia, cachexia, or unexplained weight loss in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Suspension