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Marinol For Appetite Stimulation

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Marinol

...know these aren't good for you, esp. with HIV. I'm honest with my doctor about my marijuana usage. I would like to start taking marinol for appetite stimulation and nausea, and of course for the calming effect, and it just generally makes me feel...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Marinol is sometimes prescribed for nausea/vomiting related to taking HIV medications. It generally not prescribed simply as a marijuana Read more »

please help do i need to eat more?

hi am am 27 year old pos female. i have known of having hiv for 5 years. 3 years ago i started... Read more »

What about Marinol?

I am thinking of running the suggestion to my Doc that we try Marinol for a weight gain of 15 lbs.... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Appetite Loss

...finally, some substances can act as appetite boosters , such as the following: Medicinal marijuana, or its synthetic cousin Marinol (dronabinol), is a powerful appetite stimulant. Smoking marijuana can be hard on your lungs (especially if you... 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 »
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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 »

weed

Posted by obione_kanobi, 4 Replies
is it true that smoking weed can mess with the medication i have just started takin i dont drink acohol and weed is my only vice i need to know if smoking this will interfear with my meds as i will stop if this is the case can enyone answer this... Read more »

is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks 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 »