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Getting Marinol Prescription For Nausea

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...drugs, so be sure to speak to your health care provider about all the medications you are taking (including over-the-counter, prescription, street drugs, and herbs), even if you only use them occasionally. Megace (a hormone) and Marinol (a synthetic version of marijuana) may increase appetite. Marijuana may be effective for nausea and appetite loss but is not legal or available everywhere. Nausea, vomiting, and anorexia can be particularly...
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Marijuana use (MARIJUANA, 2009)

I use marijuana on a daily basis. It helps me eat, sleep and deal with stress. However, I'm not sure if this is a safe decision. How does it affect my immune system? Is it as bad for the lungs as cigarette smoking? Thank you.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the ridiculous and indefensible inclusion of pot in our crazed "war on drugs.) Yes, Marinol is synthetic THC and available by prescription. However, some folks don't respond as well to Marinol as to the "organic" variety of THC. Hope that helps... Read more »

marijuana (MARIJUANA, 2008)

I no you are sick of this question. But my sister just got DX with Hiv and she is a smoker and has been for 15yrs. She is worried about it worsening her immune system.I no it obviously isn't good but is there been any findings oneway or another to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...through that situation, but other than that I don't see how you could just say there is no scientific data against smoking mary j. Marinol comes to mind, rather than saying toke away. There is plenty of data and plain old common sense and... Read more »

Thank you (MARIJUANA, 2008)

Can smoking marijuana cause a false positive hiv test???A friend of mine told me today that he got a HIV test result back positive and asked me if smoking weed could generate a false positive as he has no symptoms and has always been healthy I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the ridiculous and indefensible inclusion of pot in our crazed "war on drugs.) Yes, Marinol is synthetic THC and available by prescription. However, some folks don't respond as well to Marinol as to the "organic" variety of THC. Hope that helps... Read more »

Problem pot?

Hi Doc,My partner's been positive for nearly 5 years now, and I'm negative. We have a great sex life, and intend to continue it! We are regular readers of your forum and we love you!My question is this, he sometimes has trouble with depression and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in-patient study. Three times daily, before meals, volunteers received either medical marijuana (smoked/inhaled), dronabinol (Marinol, a pill containing the active ingredient in marijuana) or a placebo. After 21 days there were no differences in... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Dronabinol (Marinol)

...or are bothersome. Drug and Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications being taken, including prescription, nonprescription (over-the-counter), or herbal medications. Clinical Trials Click here to search... Read more »
Body Health Resources Foundation

Nausea & Vomiting

...Notes: Dr. David Wohl University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Favorite Anti-Nausea Meds: Phenergan, Compazine, Marinol and Zofran. Alternative Therapy: Ginger root. HIV Meds Likely to Cause Nausea: Kaletra is a combination... Read more »
Project Inform

Coping with Nausea

...are not recommended for use during pregnancy. If you already take medications to treat HIV, consider whether adding another prescription is something you can and want to do. Learn about the possible drug side effects of anti-nausea medications... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...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 »
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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 »

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Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works at CVS and Wal-mart. Read more »

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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 »