Dronabinal | Noun


  1. Dronabinal is generic for Marinol, a man-made pharmaceutical form of cannabis accepted by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It’s used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting in cancer patients. It functions as the cannabinoids found in cannabis, Though it’s synthetic; it binds to the body’s nervous system receptors.Dronabinol (Marinol) has cannabinoids found at the marijuana plant (Cannabis sativa L). Dronabinol includes tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in standardized concentrations and doesn’t contain other chemicals found in street bud that’s not accepted by the FDA for medical use. Dronabinol activates cannabinoid receptors resulting in a wide assortment of consequences in the brain, such as short-term memory reduction, euphoria, improved feeling, and increased desire . It also averts nausea and nausea likely by inhibiting the vomiting centre in the mind. The FDA in May 1985 approved dronabinol.

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