Drug: Marinol

DRONABINOL (droe NAB i nol) is used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment, especially for those patients who do not respond to other medicines. This medicine is also used to increase appetite in AIDS patients.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • hallucinations
  • panic reactions
  • slurred speech
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • anxiety or nervousness
  • confusion
  • nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • stomach upset

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • hallucinations
  • panic reactions
  • slurred speech
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • anxiety or nervousness
  • confusion
  • nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • stomach upset

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • a history of drug or alcohol abuse
  • heart disease, including angina or irregular heart rate
  • high or low blood pressure
  • dizziness or fainting spells on standing
  • mental health problems (schizophrenia, mania, depression)
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to dronabinol, marijuana, sesame oil, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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