Dronabinol As A Treatment For Anorexia Associated With Weight Loss In Patients With AIDS

Anorexia and Cachexia

Key Findings

Increased appetite, mood, and weight gains with reduction of nausea.

Information and Links


Link: Dronabinol As A Treatment For Anorexia Associated With Weight Loss In Patients With AIDS

Year: 1995

DOI: 10.1016/0885-3924(94)00117-4


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Anorexia and Cachexia — 5


Demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Anorexia and Cachexia according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

2.5 mg of Dronabinol twice daily, or placebo