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marinol capsules

The active ingredient of MARINOL (mare in all) is dronabinol.

MARINOL Capsules Are Used to:1

  • Treat loss of appetite (anorexia) in people with AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) who have lost weight.
  • Treat nausea and vomiting caused by anti-cancer medicine (chemotherapy) in people whose nausea and vomiting have not improved with usual anti-nausea medicines.

MARINOL Capsules Were Shown to Be Effective in Clinical Trials:1

  • At week 4 and 6, patients who took MARINOL Capsules for the treatment of AIDS-related anorexia associated with weight loss had a greater increase in appetite than those taking a placebo. Trends toward improved body weight and mood, and decreases in nausea were also seen.