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I was diagnosed with cachexia and I smoked some marijuana. Whould that help appetite?

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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Cachexia is not a complete diagnosis, as the underlying cause may not have been identified.
Furthermore, smoking marijuana is not a medical treatment, since dosage is not standardized or regulated. Marinol has been used to treat cachexia associated with difference medical conditions.

In brief: Maybe

Cachexia is not a complete diagnosis, as the underlying cause may not have been identified.
Furthermore, smoking marijuana is not a medical treatment, since dosage is not standardized or regulated. Marinol has been used to treat cachexia associated with difference medical conditions.
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Yes but

Cachexia is a symptom not a disease nor an excuse to use marijuana.

In brief: Yes but

Cachexia is a symptom not a disease nor an excuse to use marijuana.
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