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

...keep your gut as healthy as possible: Keep your bowel movements regular: you can try over-the-counter products such as Citrucel or Metamucil Probiotics or "good" bacteria like lactobacillus (found in yogurt and acidophilus capsules) may help improve your intestinal environment Drink lots of water Eat high-fiber foods (whole grain rice, bread, oats, vegetables and fresh fruits) Cut down on caffeine, fried foods, sugar, and animal fat ...
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Weight Loss; Marinol or Steroids?

doctor prescribed Marinol 2.5mg (1 capsule) for my weight loss (from 165 lbs. to 140 lbs. since January of this year). He told me that it would stimulate my appetite so that I might eat more and gain weight. I'm afraid that I haven't really noticed...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Marinol is synthetic marijuana, it does give some people a little buzz like smoking a joint. It is supposed to give you an appetite. Read more »

marinol

I was given marinol twice daily but what is best time to take? just before breakfast and dinner or 15 to 30 minutes before breakfast and dinner?Thank you
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is no absolute best answer since absorption rate and effect can vary from person to person. The goal is often to either stimulate appetite or decrease nausea so experimenting with timing in the range of 30 minutes to right before meal is often... Read more »

TOO TIRED AND SORE FOR WORDS!

I am currently taking Agenerase 150mg 5 capsules 2 times a day, Norvir 100mg 1 cap 2 times a day, Zerit 40mg 1 cap 2 times a day, Videx 400mg 1 cap 1 a day, Ibuprofen 600mg 1 caplet 3 times a day,Lipitor 10mn 1 tab 1 a day, Zyrtec 10mg 1 tab 1 a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
the D4T and ddI would likely be contributing to your neuropathy. You should be seen be an HIV experienced neurologist. Switching off the D drugs might provide some benefit or at least slow down the process (abacavir, tenofovir, AZT and 3TC are... Read more »

what do u take

Nelson...I know this might be personal..so if its to personal I am sorry. What over the counter products to take each day. You give so much advise on take this and take that..but maybe you could just give a list of what you take. We trust you..ha...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...function, skin and hair health-Vitamin E 400 units twice a day-Baby aspirin once a day for cardiovascular protection-One B-100 capsule at night for general metabolic protectionI am glad we have the Houston Buyers Club since I save over 60%... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Dronabinol (Marinol)

...the prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by certain cancer treatments. Dosage Form/Administration Dronabinol comes in capsule form and is taken by mouth. Recommended Daily Dose xxx --> Contraindications Individuals should tell a... 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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Saquinavir mesylate comes in tablets and hard gelatin capsules. Saquinavir comes in liquid-filled soft gelatin capsules. Both forms are taken by mouth and should be taken... 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 »

sustiva side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
are you on sustiva? if so how long does the high feeling last...i've been on the drug for 4 weeks and still wake up daily feeling high, i have had to take a leave of abscence from work due to the side effedts, i want to try to hang in there, but... 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 Read more »