Cachexia

Also known as: Wasting syndrome

DrugDrug NameDrug Description
DB00351Megestrol acetate17-Hydroxy-6-methylpregna-3,6-diene-3,20-dione. A progestational hormone used most commonly as the acetate ester. As the acetate, it is more potent than progesterone both as a progestagen and as an ovulation inhibitor. It has also been used in the palliative treatment of breast cancer.
DB00052SomatotropinRecombinant human growth hormone (somatotropin) 191 residues, MW 22.1 kD, synthesized in E. coli