Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about MARINOL Capsules
For appetite stimulation in the treatment of AIDS-related anorexia with weight loss:1
MARINOL Capsules should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor, and indicated on the prescription label. You will most likely start therapy by taking one white capsule (2.5 mg) of MARINOL Capsules twice daily, before lunch and supper. Your doctor may adjust your dosage if needed to maximize its effect or decrease any side effects.
For nausea and vomiting that are associated with cancer chemotheraphy in patients who have not responded to standard treatments for nausea and vomiting:1
MARINOL Capsules should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor. Your doctor will prescribe a dose for you based on the surface area of your body. This dose may be given before and after chemotherapy for a total of 4 to 6 doses per day. Your doctor may adjust your MARINOL Capsules dosage if needed to maximize its effects or to decrease any side effects.