Par Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of Megestrol Acetate Suspension, the generic version of its brand Megace ES.

Megace ES is a progestin indicated for the treatment of anorexia, cachexia, or unexplained significant weight loss in patients diagnosed with AIDS. It is intended to help improve appetite and gain weight. The precise mechanism by which megestrol acetate produces effects in anorexia and cachexia is unknown.

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Megestrol Acetate Suspension is available as a 125mg/mL strength concentrated suspension in 5oz bottles.

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