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Is Marinol Used For Back Pain

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pain management drug test marinol and marijuana

I have a couple health problems i have degenerative joint disease and take vicodin for it from a pain management doctor. i am also diabetic and have chronic pancreatitus and gastroparesis and neuropathy in my legs and feet. Ihave been prescribed...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Sorry to hear about your health difficulties. Drug tests do not discriminate between dronabinol (Marinol) and marijuana. I can't speak to your "safety", but a prescription for Marinol is usually... Read more »

Pain Management Marinol?

Sir,I have read the forums. I really haven't found a definitive answer and I will certainly... 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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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Making the Most of Your Medical Visits

Mary has been having a nagging back pain for several weeks. The pain is keeping her from sleeping, and she is anxious because her grandmother had a similar pain that turned out to be cancer. When Mary sees her clinician, Dr. Lamb, for her regular... Read more »
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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Back to Work Drug Screenings

Well, you think you feel good enough to go back to work. That's great! Your health is good, you have managed the HIV drug regimen and side effects and you are raring to go! Here is something that you probably have not thought about -- ... 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 have NO appetite, not to mention the other beneficial effects it provides,... Read more »

Back pain & ARS??

Posted by Anonymous
Is severe back pain a symptom of ARS? I know you cannot diagnose off of symptoms, but I have not seen anywhere where back pain is even listed as a symptom.

Thanks

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slight aches and pains back again

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I had a possible exposure about 7 months ago. After that, I developed aches and pains all over my body as well as tiny red spots on both of my thighs. My stomach had a really "sour" feeling for about a week and I went to the doctor. I didn't... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »