About Endace 160 mg Tablet 10’s
Endace 160 mg Tablet 10 belongs to a class of medications called ‘Progestogens’ used as a symptomatic treatment in patients with breast cancer and endometrial cancer. Breast cancer develops in cells of the breast cells characterized by a lump in the breast, a change in the shape of the nipple or breast, and bloody discharge from the nipples. Endometrial cancer is the cancer of the womb’s lining (uterus), characterized by pelvic pain, bleeding between periods, and pain during sex.
Endace 160 mg Tablet 10’s contains ‘Megestrol’, which belongs to the class of ‘Progestogens’. It works similarly to the female hormone ‘progesterone’. It interferes with the production or action of hormones involved in cancer growth. This effect helps to slow down the progression of cancer and reduce the symptoms associated with cancer.
Endace 160 mg Tablet 10’s is available in the form of a tablet and oral suspension. You should take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
The common side-effects of Endace-160 Tablet 10’s are an increase in appetite, weight gain, shortness of breath, hot flushes (reddening of the face and neck), high blood pressure, increased blood sugar levels, rounded face, constipation, and swelling of a vein due to a blood clot. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, inform your doctor immediately. Do not take Endace 160 mg Tablet 10’s if allergic to Megestrol or any contents. Before taking Endace-160 Tablet 10’s, inform your doctor if you have severe liver problems, a history of thrombophlebitis (blood clots), stroke, adrenal gland disorder, and diabetes.
Endace 160 mg Tablet 10’s should be used with caution in elderly patients. Endace-160 Tablet 10’s is not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. Do not consume alcohol, as it may increase the risk of side effects. Endace-160 Tablet 10’s may not affect your ability to drive.
How Endace Tablet Works
Uses of Endace-160 Tablet 10’s
Breast cancer, Endometrial cancer
Endace-160 Tablet 10’s contains ‘Megestrol’, which is used in the treatment of breast cancer and endometrial cancer. It acts by interfering with the production of hormones that cause the development of cancer. It helps to reduce the symptoms of cancer effectively. It can also be used to treat loss of appetite in patients with HIV/AIDS.
Directions for Use
- Increase in appetite
- Weight gain
- Shortness of breath
- Hot flushes (reddening of the face and neck)
- High blood pressure
- Increased blood sugar levels
- Rounded face
- Swelling of a vein due to a blood clot
When should you not use it?
Patients who have a known allergy to megestrol acetate or any of the other inactive components in this drug should not use it.
1. What is Endace 160 Tablet and what is it used for?
2. Does Endace 160 Tablet stop periods?
3. Does Endace 160 mg Tablet make you gain weight?
4. When should I take Endace 160 mg Tablet?
5. What is the duration of this medicine’s effects?
The length of time that this treatment is active in the body has not been determine in clinical trials.
6. Is it okay to drink alcohol though on this tablet?
There is no known interaction with alcohol. Before intense, it is mention that you speak with your doctor.