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Marinol And Anxiety

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Anxiety

I stopped marinol for a period of 30 days due to insurance concerns. Within two weeks I developed Anxiety problems. Rappid heart rate, sweating, hotflashes to name a few. I exercise daily, active and happy; is there anything I can do without...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. Withdrawal side effects can be seen, usually starting within 12 to 24 hours after suddenly stopping marinol (dronabinol) after having been on it for a while. Restlessness, irritability, hot flashes, hiccups have all... Read more »

I need my pot

Hello Dr. Fawcett. I have smoked marijuana daily for years. I use it to help my appetite and it... Read more »

Desperate faiding away

My doctors have tried putting me on and of cycles of testosterone I gain a little weight while am... Read more »
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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 Read more »
The Well Project

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

...nutrients (electrolytes). If the water is not replaced you will become dehydrated. Symptoms of dehydration include: Thirst, anxiety, weakness, confusion, lightheadedness, fainting Smaller amounts of urine Dry and pale skin Increased heart... 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 »
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 »
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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 »

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 Read more »

WHY?????????

Posted by franfrog, 5 Replies
Why does it seem that I have not been able to sleep lately? I have had to take my ambien for a week straight and last night I decided not to, well.......I was up so much and everytime I do not take the ambien(which was maybe 2 or 3 times in the... Read more »

a serious question...

Posted by still_here, 5 Replies
...don't sit around just doin it to do it. but it seems to also be helping with nausea, headaches (late day migrain.. arg.) and anxiety. seeing how this "copay" is less than anything the ID would prescribe, it's probaly way less harmful to my liver... Read more »