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Delta-9 THC, Delta-9-tetrahydro-cannabinol, Tetrahydrocannabinol, THC
Often used for:
Nausea and vomiting, appetite stimulant
Dronabinol is a medicine used to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It may also be used to improve appetite to help prevent weight loss.
Dronabinol is a type of medicine called a cannabinoid. It acts on areas of the brain that control nausea, vomiting, and appetite.
Dronabinol may be habit-forming with long-term use. Patients receiving dronabinol may be monitored for changes in heart rate, blood pressure, and mood or behavior.
May be taken as a capsule by mouth
May be taken as a liquid by mouth
Not all patients who take dronabinol will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.