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Noun1.dronabinol - psychoactive substance present in marijuana; used therapeutically to control nausea associated with cancer therapy
consciousness-altering drug, mind-altering drug, psychoactive drug, psychoactive substance - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
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Marinol and Syndros contain synthetic versions of THC, while Cesamet is a synthetic THC analogue.
The FDA sees potential in these compounds, having approved GW Pharmaceuticals' ((https://www.fool.com/quote/nasdaq/gw-pharmaceuticals/gwph) NASDAQ:GWPH ) Epidiolex, which uses CBD as the active ingredient, as a drug treatment for epilepsy, as well as Marinol from AbbVie ((https://www.fool.com/quote/nyse/abbvie/abbv) NYSE:ABBV ) and Syndros from Insys Therapeutics ((https://www.fool.com/quote/nasdaq/insys-therapeutics/insy) NASDAQ:INSY ), which contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive compound derived from marijuana.
The cannabinoids approved by the Food and Drug Administration include nabilone (Cesamet) and dronabinol (Marinol), both synthetic cannabinoids indicated for cancer chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting, along with cannabidiol (Epidiolex), just approved in June 2018 for treatment of some rare pediatric refractory epilepsy syndromes, Dr.
Dronabinol (Marinol; AbbVie) is a synthetic drug that is FDA-approved as an appetite stimulant for people with cancer or AIDS.
sativa plant that contains the cannabinoids THC and CBD; Nabilone (Cesamet or Canemes)--oral capsules containing a synthetic cannabinoid similar to THC; Dronabinol (Marinol or Syndros)--oral capsules or an oral solution containing synthetic delta-9-THC.
The company said the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Dronabinol Capsules USP, 2.5 mg, 5 mg and 10 mg is the therapeutic equivalent to the reference listed drug, Marinol Capsules 2.5 mg, 5 mg and 10 mg from AbbVie Inc.
A synthetic form of THC, FDA-approved Marinol, has been on the market for years as an appetite stimulant or antiemetic (to prevent vomiting or nausea).
Marinol (dronabinol) is the prescription-only, FDA-approved product for the treatment of gastrointestinal issues related to AIDS or chemotherapy (Calhoun, Galloway, & Smith, 1998).
The initial dose of Marinol is 2.5 mg BID and the maximum dose is 20 mg daily.