Is megestrol acetate an effective appetite stimulator in the HIV anorexia-cachexia syndrome?
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In HIV/AIDS patients with anorexia-cachexia syndrome, megestrol acetate (Megace®) increases weight, but does not significantly improve appetite or quality of life. (SOR B, based on subgroup analysis in a systematic review.)
Evidence Based Practice 12(6): 12+.