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Marijuana

...vomiting in patients taking chemotherapy treatment for cancer. It reduces muscle spasms in people with nerve 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 marijuana. Fifteen states and Washington, D.C., have passed "medical marijuana" laws that permit...
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Problem pot?

Hi Doc,My partner's been positive for nearly 5 years now, and I'm negative. We have a great sex life, and intend to continue it! We are regular readers of your forum and we love you!My question is this, he sometimes has trouble with depression and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the 21 day in-patient study. Three times daily, before meals, volunteers received either medical marijuana (smoked/inhaled), dronabinol (Marinol, a pill containing the active ingredient in marijuana) or a placebo. After 21 days there were no... Read more »

Marijuana use (MARIJUANA, 2009)

I use marijuana on a daily basis. It helps me eat, sleep and deal with stress. However, I'm not sure if this is a safe decision. How does it affect my immune system? Is it as bad for the lungs as cigarette smoking? Thank you.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...through that situation, but other than that I don't see how you could just say there is no scientific data against smoking mary j. Marinol comes to mind, rather than saying toke away. There is plenty of data and plain old common sense and... Read more »

marijuana (MARIJUANA, 2008)

I no you are sick of this question. But my sister just got DX with Hiv and she is a smoker and has been for 15yrs. She is worried about it worsening her immune system.I no it obviously isn't good but is there been any findings oneway or another to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...through that situation, but other than that I don't see how you could just say there is no scientific data against smoking mary j. Marinol comes to mind, rather than saying toke away. There is plenty of data and plain old common sense and... Read more »

Thank you (MARIJUANA, 2008)

Can smoking marijuana cause a false positive hiv test???A friend of mine told me today that he got a HIV test result back positive and asked me if smoking weed could generate a false positive as he has no symptoms and has always been healthy I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...through that situation, but other than that I don't see how you could just say there is no scientific data against smoking mary j. Marinol comes to mind, rather than saying toke away. There is plenty of data and plain old common sense and... Read more »
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An Overview of Dronabinol (Marinol)

...Name: Marinol Other Name(s): THC, Tetrahydrocannabinol, delta9-THC Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Dronabinol, also known as Marinol, belongs to the class of drugs known as antiemetics. Antiemetics prevent nausea and... Read more »
Project Inform

Medical Marijuana

...on individual experience rather than data from studies. A synthetic form of the most active ingredient in marijuana, called dronabinol (Marinol), is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It is available by prescription for treating... 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 »
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Adherence

...measured how much adherence is "enough." They found that, for the best viral load results, people had to take over 90% of their pills correctly. The fewer doses you miss, the better the chances of keeping HIV under control. How Do AIDS Drugs... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me without it and told me that she is not worried and will eat some pregnancy pills. We ended up mating 2 times in the same night. I was having Flue Like Symptoms in start of 3rd Week till the end... 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 »