Megestrol 20 mg (per tablet)

Megestrol 20 mg (per tablet)
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What is Megestrol?

Megestrol, a female hormone regulates the female heat cycle in dogs and can also be used to alleviate false pregnancy. This medication is produced by various manufacturers.

For:

Dogs

How it Works?

Megestrol is a female hormone that through its actions regulates the female heat cycle and can be used to alleviate false pregnancy.

Storage:

Should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

Pet Weitht Dosage
Dogs All weights When used to postpone estrus, the dose and duration of treatments depends on the stage of the cycle when therapy is begun. When used to treat false pregnancy, the usual dose is 1mg/lb of pet's body weight given once a day for 8 days

Cautions

Megestrol should not be used in pregnant animals. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given insulin. Megestrol may decrease the effect of insulin and your pet's blood sugar may increase. Also contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences increased thirst or urination, depression, mammary gland enlargement, temperament changes, vaginal discharge, vomiting, or yellow gums while being treated with Megestrol. Other drugs may also interact with Megestrol, so talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before using any prescription or over-the-counter medications.

Side Effects

If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving megestrol and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips, tongue, face, or hives), sudden severe headache; changes in vision; swelling in a leg. Other less serious side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences nausea or vomiting, dizziness, mild shortness of breath, weakness, headache, vaginal bleeding, sweating, and insomnia. Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.