Megace for fatigue after chemo?


Question from Nancy: What is your opinion of taking Megace Oral Suspension to help appetite and fatigue after chemotherapy?
Answers - Lillie Shockney, R.N., B.S., M.A.S. In the case of this particular drug, it would be best for you to have a consultation with your medical oncologist about why he's prescribing it at this time and what its purpose is.

On Wednesday, January 16, 2008, our Ask-the-Expert Online Conference was called Managing Fatigue During and After Treatment. Diana Dyer, M.S., R.D., Tish Knobf, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., A.O.C.N., and Lillie Shockney, R.N., B.S., M.A.S. answered your questions about ways to keep up your energy, how nutrition can affect fatigue, and how exercising can help.

The materials presented in these conferences do not necessarily reflect the views of Breastcancer.org. A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product or regimen discussed. All readers should verify all information and data before employing any therapies described here.

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