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Thc Medication Marinol

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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 of pot. Baby-boomers were having problems if they had been using pot since their halcyon days. Since some of our meds cause lipid increases and risk...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am unaware of any specific data on that issue. Marinol is commonly used in the setting of HIV infection to either stimulate the appetite or combat medication related nausea. If the calories consumed are not heart friendly (ie too many... Read more »

False positive drug testing with presence of THC

I had a drug screening test to keep receiving my pain medication which came back positive for THC.... Read more »

False positive THC in urine

I had heard at one time that a particular HIV medication caused a false positive result (thc) in... 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 known as Marinol, belongs to the class of drugs known as antiemetics. Antiemetics... Read more »
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 disease to receive, according to new federal guidelines. Manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim/Roxane Laboratories,... Read more »
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Dronabinol

Brand Name: Marinol Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros El dronabinol, conocido también como Marinol, pertenece a la clase de medicamentos llamados antieméticos. Los antieméticos evitan la náusea y el vómito. El... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

IOM Finds Scientific Merit to Medical Marijuana

The Institute of Medicine has finally completed its review of evidence concerning marijuana potential benefits and risks for medical use. The Institute, or IOM, is a branch of the National Academy of Sciences. Its report comes in the aftermath of... Read more »
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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 »

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 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 »

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 »