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Marinol And Drug Testing

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Marinol+Sustivia+illegal drug testing

Dear Dr.At this time I am taking Sustivia, Combivir, Difulcan,Serzone, Xanax, and Marinol.My work place performsrandom drug testing. I am very worried about one or moreof these drugs giving me a false positive. Especiallythe Marinol and Sustivia. Am...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...Dear Bob,If you are taking marinol, you will test postitive for marijuana. It is not a false positive - marinol is THC, the active component of pot, so it is what Read more »

Can a drug test differentiate between Marinol and the real thing?

Hi Dr...i was wondering if a patient has a prescription for marinol and also uses marijuana,... Read more »

drug testing results

if a person takes the drug marinol, without a prescription for it, and is then given a drug screen... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

...(including over-the-counter, prescription, street drugs, and herbs), even if you only use them occasionally. Megace (a hormone) and Marinol (a synthetic version of marijuana) may increase appetite. Marijuana may be effective for nausea and... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

Table of Contents New Ideas, New Drugs FDA Regulation and Clinical Trials Clinical Trial Safety Promoting Diversity in Clinical Trials Conducting Clinical Trials (Phases 1-4) Final Thoughts Almost 20 years have passed since ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Other Antiretroviral Drugs in Development

Integrase Inhibitors Maturation Inhibitors Zinc Finger Inhibitors Viral Decay Accelerator Drugs No Longer in Development NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Level Testing

...are too high sometimes cause serious side effects. Levels that are too low might allow HIV to multiply and develop resistance. Testing drug levels is also called therapeutic drug monitoring, or TDM. TDM is not generally used or available yet in... Read more »
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Employment drug test positive which HIV med is it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have recently changed my combination to 3TC, Abacavir and Efavirenz. I work within an industry that requires regular and random drug and alcohol testing. My urine tests are now coming back positive for canabanoids ( I dont smoke dope). I can have... Read more »

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Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
I live in Thailand and found out I am HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments: Nevirapine 200 mg - once a day Lamivudine 150 mg - twice a day Stavudine 30 mg -... Read more »

drug test

Posted by Anonymous
...i had to take a drug test in order for a job. it was like the same test i took for the hiv test with the cotton swab in my mouth . i would like to know Read more »