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Marinol For Pain Management

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Pain Management Marinol?

Sir,I have read the forums. I really haven't found a definitive answer and I will certainly discuss this with my primary doctor. Right now I am on Insentress/Turvada, soon to be Stribild and did take Atripla. My labs are good, I have missed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infection has been associated with some increased risk for arthritis but data is still limited on that. If HIV infection is being well treated then contribution of HIV to arthritis is usually lessened. I havent seen any published data on use of... Read more »

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... Read more »

neuropathy: psych meds vs. pain management meds

Hello Dr Henry: I am an HIV Case Manager and am looking for some advice in a complex situation... 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 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.
... Read more »

re:marinol

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thanks for the replies. As far as smoking marijuana, I have tried it
once and it made me cough so much I actually threw up. I don't
smoke cigarettes. My friend said that the more I smoke the less
... Read more »