Hyperglycemia induced by megestrol acetate in a patient with AIDS.

@article{Valle1996HyperglycemiaIB,
  title={Hyperglycemia induced by megestrol acetate in a patient with AIDS.},
  author={L Gonz{\'a}lez del Valle and A Herrero Ambrosio and Pedro Mart{\'i}nez Hern{\'a}ndez and Benito Garc{\'i}a D{\'i}az and E Jim{\'e}nez Caballero},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={1113-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To report a case of hyperglycemia induced by megestrol acetate in a patient with AIDS. CASE SUMMARY A 28-year-old man with AIDS developed hyperglycemia requiring insulin therapy 5 days after beginning megestrol therapy. The hyperglycemia resolved with discontinuation of the agent and treatment with insulin, and recurred 2 years later, when… CONTINUE READING