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Are there legal drugs that do what marijuana does in palliative care?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Well, sort of. There is a medication called marinol, which contains thc, which is the active component of marijuana.
Some patients say that they prefer to smoke cannabis as opposed to taking the Marinol pills, as some say the pills are a little too strong.

In brief: Yes

Well, sort of. There is a medication called marinol, which contains thc, which is the active component of marijuana.
Some patients say that they prefer to smoke cannabis as opposed to taking the Marinol pills, as some say the pills are a little too strong.
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Yes

There are many medications/ narcotics that effectively work for pain control for palliative care.

In brief: Yes

There are many medications/ narcotics that effectively work for pain control for palliative care.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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