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My husband has completely lost his appetite. He is currently

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My husband has completely lost his appetite. He is currently in hospice and the hospice doctor is not authorized to prescribe cannibus. He is taking megestrol acetate 40mg twice daily a half hour before he is to eat. It is not doing anything to improve his appetite.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 11 months ago.


I'm sorry to hear that your husband is having all this trouble ...

Rx for Marinol would be similar to cannabis and is also strongly controlled but might be an option for his doctor ...

Does he have nausea ? Reglan may help ...

Elavil / Zyprexa are at times of help to increase appetite

I hope that this may be helpful

Best wishes ,

Anthony Bray MD