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  • n. synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol

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  • n. psychoactive substance present in marijuana; used therapeutically to control nausea associated with cancer therapy


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  • In its synthetic form, a pill known as dronabinol (Marinol) is FDA-approved for use as a potent force against severe nausea associated with chemotherapy and the loss of appetite that can be seen with AIDS.


  • The others involved the use of synthetic cannabinoid agonists like dronabinol or nabilone, the commercially marketed marijuana extract Sativex, or the cannabinoid receptor blocking agent Rimonabant.

    Paul Armentano: Change We Can Believe In? Not for Medical Marijuana Research

  • Sometimes her brains get a little too big for her Bible: On '' Mary Jane, '' she fails to find a rhyme for '' tetrahydrocannabinol pure isomer dronabinol. ''

    Tori Amos - Undented

  • People taking dronabinol should be under the supervision of a responsible adult at all times when they start taking the medication and after any dose adjustments.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Like marijuana, dronabinol should not be used during breast-feeding because the drug is concentrated in breast milk and is passed to the baby.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • People who have had emotional illnesses, paranoia, or hallucinations may become worse when taking dronabinol or marijuana.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Relivar was developed using IntelGenx's proprietary AdVersa technology and has demonstrated significant improvements in bioavailability as well as reduced levels of undesired metabolites compared to the FDA approved oral dronabinol.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Under the terms of the LOI, IntelGenx would acquire a fifty percent ownership stake from Cannasat and an exclusive worldwide license to develop and commercialize Relivar, a novel formulation of dronabinol, utilizing IntelGenx's proprietary mucoadhesive AdVersa technology, for the treatment of various diseases including neuropathic pain.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Relivar is a novel buccal formulation of a dronabinol, a drug approved for the treatment of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting and HIV associated wasting disease.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Marinol (dronabinol), a prescription drug taken by oral capsule, is a man-made version of


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