Effect of dronabinol on nutritional status in HIV infection.

  title={Effect of dronabinol on nutritional status in HIV infection.},
  author={Michael Struwe and Susanne Kaempfer and Constance J Geiger and Andrew T. Pavia and Terry F Plasse and Kirk V. Shepard and Klaus Ries and Thomas G. Evans},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={27 7-8},
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of dronabinol (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) on appetite and nutritional status in patients with symptomatic HIV infection and weight loss. DESIGN Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial with two five-week treatment periods separated by a two-week washout period. Patients received dronabinol 5 mg twice daily before meals or placebo. SETTING A university-based HIV/AIDS clinic and a large infectious disease private practice largely devoted… CONTINUE READING
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