Marinol Drug

Important Information about Marinol Drug

  • The generic name of marinol is dronabinol.
  • Dronabinol is a man-made form of cannabis.
  • Central nervous system will get affected by dronabinol.
  • Dronabinol should be placed in a secure place.
  • Do not take marinol in larger amounts.
  • Side effects like seizure, paranoia, extreme fear, fast heart rate may occur due to use of marinol.

Serious side effects of Marinol are:

  • Seizure (convulsions);
  • Paranoia, extreme fear;
  • Fast heart rate;
  • Feeling light-headed, fainting; or
  • Unusual thoughts or behavior.

Less serious side effects of Marinol are:

  • Mood changes;
  • Dizziness, trouble concentrating;
  • Feeling "high";
  • Weakness, lack of coordination;
  • Anxiety, confusion;
  • Stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;
  • Warmth or tingly feeling; or
  • Sleep problems (insomnia).