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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 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.
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How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

RE:how long meds work

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi pals. I was wondering if anyone on the regimen: Viracept+Combivir has any idea how good this regimen is. I want to know what's the average period of time some of you have been on these meds for. I've been taking them for about 7 months and on... Read more »

How long does it take for meds to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After one month on HAAART my loved ones counts are, in comparison to 100000 viral load and cd of under 20, the viral load is now 325 and cd4 is 35. I've heard it takes 3-6 months to get the viral load undetectable and longer to get the cd4 back over... Read more »
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Pain Management Marinol?

Sir,I have read the forums. I really haven't found a definitive answer and I will certainly discuss this with my primary doctor. Right now I am on Insentress/Turvada, soon to be Stribild and did take Atripla. My labs are good, I have missed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infection has been associated with some increased risk for arthritis but data is still limited on that. If HIV infection is being well treated then contribution of HIV to arthritis is usually lessened. I havent seen any published data on use of... 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 chance to shop my meds + all the HIV meds what can I do. Please help fast. I can't loose my job...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer, Thank you for writing with this important question. I am very sorry to hear that you were fired from your job due to a positive drug test. It sounds like your prescription medication, Marinol, contributed to the positive... Read more »

Marinol+Sustivia+illegal drug testing

Dear Dr.At this time I am taking Sustivia, Combivir, Difulcan,Serzone, Xanax, and Marinol.My work place performsrandom drug testing. I am very worried about one or moreof these drugs giving me a false positive. Especiallythe Marinol and Sustivia. Am...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Dear Bob,If you are taking marinol, you will test postitive for marijuana. It is not a false positive - marinol is THC, the active component of pot, so it is what the test is looking for. If you have a doctor's letter, that may not be a... 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, will/can a drug test be able to tell that you've actually smoked marijuana even tho you're using marinol? This is important to be because of...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Marinol contains delta 9 THC, the main active ingredient in marijuana. Marijuana usually also contains a bunch of closely related compounds, or cannabinoids. Therefore, in theory, if you take marinol you will have only one cannabinoid in your blood,... Read more »
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