How To Get Marinol Pills

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No appetite!!!

I am HIV poz for 8 yrs and on Truvada and Viramune for 7 months. I only crave sweets and healthy food makes me sick. I take anti- nausea pills and I take the appetite stimulant Marinol. Some times pot to but nothing. I am 5ft 9 weigh 135. My doctor...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I would try eating a lot of fruit, sweet potatoes, and lean meats marinated in orange juice to start. Shakes made with whey protein and fruit may also be something you would like. You may also want to talk to your doctor about using Oxandrin for... Read more »

Losing Weight

I have been HIV+ for over five years. In the last 6 months, my appetite has been non-existent and... 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... Read more »
Project Inform

Medical Marijuana: Is it Safe? 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 »
AIDS InfoNet


...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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...mentioned above. Reducing nausea and vomiting helps increase food intake. Also, appetite stimulants including Megace and Marinol have been used. Megace, unfortunately, is associated with increases in body fat. Marinol (dronabinol) is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...measured how much adherence is "enough." They found that, for the best viral load results, people had to take over 90% of their pills correctly. The fewer doses you miss, the better the chances of keeping HIV under control. How Do AIDS Drugs... Read more »
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Marijuana for Medical Uses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am doing a Reaserch paper on Marijuana for Medical Uses, and I was wondering if I could get a poll (Anonymously of course) of the HIV/AIDS positive and negitive persons who would be willing to let me know what they think of using Marijuana for a... Read more »


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 »


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 »

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 »