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Dr. Ana Adelstein
35 doctors shared insights

Dronabinol (Overview)

Dronabinol is an inotrope which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What is the deal with dronabinol? How is it used?

What is the deal with dronabinol? How is it used?

Dronabinol: Also called marinol, is a thc cannabinoid in pure form, has low risk for addiction, is used for anorexia in aids & to treat refractory nausea/vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
35 doctors shared insights

Dronabinol (Overview)

Dronabinol is an inotrope which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Do doctors prescribe dronabinol?

Do doctors prescribe dronabinol?

Some: Dronabinol is used for a variety of reasons - some for chronic pain, some for nausea, etc. It depends on the patient and the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you get dronabinol in asia at present time?

Dronabinol: Also called marinol, is a thc cannabinoid in pure form, has low risk for addiction, is used for anorexia in aids & to treat refractory nausea/vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy. Is available in usa & germany. ...Read more

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What is the deal with dronabinol? How is it used?

Dronabinol: Also called marinol, is a thc cannabinoid in pure form, has low risk for addiction, is used for anorexia in aids & to treat refractory nausea/vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Can you get off marinol/dronabinol?

Can you get off marinol/dronabinol?

Yes: As far as i know, there is no physical dependence, similar to how there is no physical dependence to marijuana. However, if you used it to self medicate for anxiety, for example, your anxiety will unmask when you stop the medication, which might look like withdrawal. ...Read more

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Where can I find some dronabinol, marinol?

Where can I find some dronabinol, marinol?

At the pharmacy: This medication is not the same as marijuana, although it produces some of the same effects such as increased appetite. Officially, it can be prescribed for cancer related weight loss, and intractable nausea. The medication is a controlled substance. ...Read more

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How long does it take the side effects of Dronabinol to wear off once the medication is stopped?

How long does it take the side effects of Dronabinol to wear off once the medication is stopped?

Few days to wear off: This really depends on the patient and their liver and kidney function. The liver breaks it down and the kidney helps to eliminate Dronabinol. It can take between 1 to 3 days for Dronabinol to be completely eliminated from the body. If dizziness is a problem please remember to rise or sit slowly to lessen dizziness! ...Read more

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Do doctors prescribe dronabinol?

Some: Dronabinol is used for a variety of reasons - some for chronic pain, some for nausea, etc. It depends on the patient and the diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Gena Kluwe
41 doctors shared insights

Marinol (Definition)

Marinol is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...Read more