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Dronabinol Marinol

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Side effects of Atripla

Is loosing weight one of the potential side effects of atripla? I force myself to eat alot and yet do not seem to be gaining any weight. In fact, I have lost about 5 pounds in the 3 months I have been taking atripla.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...that if you're forcing yourself to eat that at the least, evaluating your diet and/or anorexia is in order. We'll often use dronabinol (Marinol) to stimulate appetite in this circumstance. Other patients are found to have low testosterone levels... Read more »

Affect of marijuana use on treatment

I started medication, and I am a casual marijuana smoker. Can this affect my treatment? Read more »

wasting drug of preference?

Dr. Dave,Godsend to you for all your efforts to this site. Now, which is your wasting drug of... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Dronabinol (Marinol)

... droe-NAB-i-nol Brand Name: Marinol Other Name(s): THC, Tetrahydrocannabinol, delta9-THC Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Dronabinol, also Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...nerve problems like multiple sclerosis and can help treat some types of pain. These uses led to the development of the drug dronabinol (Marinol), a synthetic version of THC. NOTE: Federal and state laws generally forbid the sale or possession of... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Mother Pataki's Cupboard: AIDS Therapeutics Omitted from the NY State ADAP Formulary as of 1/96:

...Intron A, Roferon erythropoietin (EPO) Procrit, Epogen G-CSF Neupogen GM-CSF Leukine IVIG for adults Gamimune, Sandoglobulin dronabinol Marinol megestrol acetate Megace sandostatin Sandostatin nutritional supplements Etdich, Ensure,... Read more »
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Medical Marijuana

...on individual experience rather than data from studies. A synthetic form of the most active ingredient in marijuana, called dronabinol (Marinol), is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It is available by prescription for treating... Read more »
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Marinol

Posted by slitter028, 2 Replies
...I'm thinking about asking my doc for marinol....I am honest with her about smoking weed, and i would like to quit smoking everything, weed and cigs, but without weed i would Read more »

Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »

Marinol???

Posted by RayZ, 2 Replies
...Hello folks - Question for the group. I have a friend that has Marinol left over from bad times with HIV. She doesn't want to take any longer and asked if OK to sell. Any input? Appreciate your comments. Read more »

General questions

Posted by movingon, 3 Replies
hey all, its lostnscared again. I have a few questions about a few general things. After being diagnosed , i quit coffee. But recently i started getting heade aches, i think from withdrawel, so the past few days i have been having one coffee in... Read more »