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Marinol Dronabinol

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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
...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 been seen. ... Read more »

Side effects of Atripla

Is loosing weight one of the potential side effects of atripla? I force myself to eat alot and yet... Read more »

thc/pot/Marinol and heart attack risk

Several months ago I saw and read a few reports on the possible risk of heart attack with the use... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...stimulants including Megace and Marinol have been used. Megace, unfortunately, is associated with increases in body fat. Marinol (dronabinol) is sometimes used to increase appetite. It is a synthetic form of a substance found in marijuana.... 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 »
Project Inform

Coping with Nausea

...(thiethylperazine). Your doctor may prescribe sedatives or hypnotics like Valium (diazepam), Ativan (lorazepam) and Marinol (dronabinol -- which comes from the psychoactive part of marijuana, called THC). Some people report success in managing... Read more »
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Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... 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 »

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 »

General questions

Posted by movingon, 3 Replies
hey all, its lostnscared again. I have a few questions about a few general things. After being diagnosed , i quit coffee. But recently i started getting heade aches, i think from withdrawel, so the past few days i have been having one coffee in... Read more »