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The Active Ingredients In Marinol

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Can a drug test differentiate between Marinol and the real thing?

Hi Dr...i was wondering if a patient has a prescription for marinol and also uses marijuana, will/can a drug test be able to tell that you've actually smoked marijuana even tho you're using marinol? This is important to be because of...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Marinol contains delta 9 THC, the main active ingredient in marijuana. Marijuana usually also contains a bunch of closely related compounds, or cannabinoids. Therefore, in theory, if you take marinol you will have only one cannabinoid in your blood,... 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 »

marinol

I am fighting for custodyof my son,am prescribed marinol,norco,meloxocam. will this affect anything... 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 »