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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orexigenic

An orexigenic, or appetite stimulant, is a drug, hormone, or compound that increases appetite. This can be a naturally occurring neuropeptide hormone such as ghrelin, orexin or neuropeptide Y, or a medication which increases ...

www.mdedge.com/jfponline/article/62827/geriatrics/should-we-use-appetite-stimulants-malnourished-elderly-patients

Only 1 appetite stimulate, megestrol acetate oral suspension (Megace) at 400 mg ... loss in the elderly does not recommend medication as the first-line treatment.

www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=183

Avoid using prescription appetite stimulants or high-calorie supplements for treatment of anorexia or cachexia in older adults; instead, optimize social supports, ...

www.livestrong.com/article/274979-list-of-appetite-stimulants

Aug 16, 2013 ... Several prescription drugs can stimulate the appetite, and others are ... appetite stimulant and as a palliative treatment for advanced breast and ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Appetite-Enhancing+Drugs

None of the orexigenic drugs in common use as of 2005, however, were originally formulated or prescribed as appetite stimulants; they range from ...

www.agingcare.com/questions/over-the-counter-medication-to-increase-appetite-161258.htm

Aug 21, 2013 ... ... effects or interactions with prescription medicines: (1) King Bio Naturals Childrens Appetite Enhancer, (2) Liddell Appetite Increase Spray.

www.todaysgeriatricmedicine.com/archive/050613p10.shtml

Failing to appropriately treat the underlying cause of the weight loss cannot be corrected with appetite stimulants. For example, appetite stimulant medications ...

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Cancer Cachexia Appetite Stimulants (Orexigenic Medications). Reversing the effects of cancer cachexia does not appear to be influenced by stimulating the ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19323618

Megestrol acetate and mirtazapine appear to be effective for appetite stimulation and ... Appetite Stimulants/adverse effects; Appetite Stimulants/therapeutic use* ...

cancer.unm.edu/cancer/cancer-info/cancer-treatment/side-effects-of-cancer-treatment/less-common-side-effects/nutritional-issues/poor-appetite-feeling-full-early-early-satiety

Appetite stimulants are often used to treat early satiety. ... Dexamethasone: Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid that is often prescribed for cancer-associated  ...