Breast cancer

Active Ingredient: Megestrol

Indication for Megestrol

Population group: women, only adults (18 years old or older)

Megestrol is a progestational agent, indicated for the treatment of certain hormone dependent neoplasms, such as breast cancer.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

160 mg once daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

160 - 160 mg

Dosage regimen

From 160 To 160 mg once every day

Detailed description

160 mg/day taken once daily.

At least two months of continuous treatment is considered an adequate period for determining the efficacy of megestrol.

Active ingredient


Megestrol possesses pharmacological properties similar to those of natural progesterone. Megestrol acetate is a potent progestogen that exerts significant anti-oestrogenic effects. It has no androgenic or oestrogenic properties.

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