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Marinol Prescription

Hi , I am currently on lithium for my moods . I also have adhd and anxiety and possibally rapid cycling bipolar . I have been smokignweed with my lithium and its honestly the only thing that makes me eat , sleep , and relax. But the thing is I am...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Of course, here in Colorado, getting marijuana is now legal- either for medical or recreational purposes.Marinol is typically used in the clinic for HIV-associated nausea or anorexia. Since you have difficulty eating,... Read more »

Can a drug test differentiate between Marinol and the real thing?

Hi Dr...i was wondering if a patient has a prescription for marinol and also uses marijuana,... Read more »

Marinol. And employment drug testing?

I have a prescription fo marinol. I just got fired from work for a + drug test. I did not get a... 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 known as Marinol, belongs to the class of drugs known as antiemetics. Antiemetics... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Marinol Restrictions Eased

Marinol, a medication used to stimulate appetite and cope with nausea, will soon become easier and more convenient for people with HIV disease to receive, according to new federal guidelines. Manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim/Roxane Laboratories,... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Patient Assistance Programs: Getting Free Drug from the Drug Makers

The ever-escalating costs of many prescription medications have created barriers to accessing necessary treatment for people who are uninsured, underinsured, and/or have a low income. The somewhat negative term often used to refer to folks in this... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Medicare Prescription Nightmare: Overview January 28, 2006

Many thousands of people could not continue filling even their current prescriptions after the new Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage) started January 1, 2006. Many thousands are wrongly being told to pay hundreds of dollars, when they are... Read more »
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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 »

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 have NO appetite, not to mention the other beneficial effects it provides,... Read more »

marinol

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Since my appetite has decreased my Doctor has given me a script
for Marinol. It does increase my appetite but I can't control the
effects it has on me. I take 2.5 mg three times a day before meals.
... Read more »

re:marinol

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thanks for the replies. As far as smoking marijuana, I have tried it
once and it made me cough so much I actually threw up. I don't
smoke cigarettes. My friend said that the more I smoke the less
... Read more »