What If I Take an Overdose?

An overdose with Megace can cause a variety of symptoms, such as diarrhea, nausea, abdominal (stomach) pain, and shortness of breath. Seek immediate medical attention if you happen to overdose on this medication.
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How Should This Medicine Be Stored?

Megace should be stored at room temperature in a tightly sealed container and away from heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Megace?

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for the next dose. In this case, simply skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Available Strengths

Megace is available as a 40-mg-per-mL oral suspension. It also comes in an extra-strength form as Megace ES 125 mg per mL oral suspension. Megace used to be available in 20-mg and 40-mg tablets; however, the brand-name tablets are no longer manufactured (generic versions are still available).

Can I Buy Generic Megace?

Megace is available in generic form (see Generic Megace). In fact, the tablets are only available in generic form. It should be noted that Megace ES is not yet available in generic form.
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