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Marinol And Chronic 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 »

Chronic stomach pain/gastroparesis/nausea/vomiting

35-y.o. white male with HIV/Hemophilia A, Positive 23 yrs has intractible nausea/vomiting,... Read more »
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"What a Pain" Gives Practical Pointers for Addressing HIV Chronic Pain in Clinical Settings

Sixty percent of HIV-infected patients have chronic pain, which remains under- or untreated in the vast majority of such patients (80%), according to R. Douglas Bruce, M.D., M.A., M.Sc. In the recent webinar "What a Pain: Addressing HIV Chronic Pain... Read more »
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News & Views: Undetectable Transmission Risk = Zero?; Chronic Pain; The Poverty-HIV Link; and 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 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 »
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Chronic Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
HI,.. Ive been poz. for at least ten yrs. now,..im not really on any meds right now,..(only bactrim),..i will be starting meds soon..my t's are around 210, and my viral is around 1,600,..the thing is though Im always in very bad pain,..all over my... 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 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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