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Dronabinol (Marinol, THC), a compound that is man-made, is a drug prescribed to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy in patients who have not responded to standard drugs to manage nausea and vomiting. Dronabinol also is prescribed to improve the appetite in patients with AIDs who have problems maintaining weight. Side effects, drug interactions, dosing, storage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety information should be reviewed prior to administering this medication.

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Terms related to dronabinol-oral:

  • Marinol
  • THC