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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.

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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 »

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 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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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 »