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marinol for fibromyalgia

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Marinol: Marinol seems to help more with nausea & stimulating appetite, than with chronic pain. People with cancer or other illnesses who have lost their app ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Internal Medicine: This diagnosis requires a thorough medical evaluation. If you are now back in the states call your local county medical society for an internal medici ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Several: But only when other medicine with fewer side effects fail to work sufficiently.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Legal in all States: Marinol is a prescription medicine and thus you cannot get it legally anywhere in the us without a prescription from a licenced physician/nurse. Phys ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: There is some alkaloid in marijuana smoke which can in some patients lower the eye pressure. It is not at all certain that it is thc which is the maj ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
From marijuana: There isn't anything unusual about Marinol besides the fact that it is derived from marijuana. It is a prescription for those having significant anore ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
See below: Your thinking will get slow.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Marinol is used to increase appetite, for instance in cancer patients on chemotherapy who are unable to gain weight.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in Medical Oncology
Legal issue: In pa the only legal option is marinol. There are other concerns in possible contamination of pot with other chemicals that could be toxic when inhale ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in Medical Oncology
For appetite: This is a drug related to marijuana. It is used to help with appetite stimulation. Some other related drugs are used for nausea control.

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