Tetrahydrocannabinol, under the brand name Marinol, recently has been accepted for use in countering the effects of AIDS and the side effects associated with chemotherapy. It is now classified with more widely used drugs, such as codeine, and requires a prescription.
Brand or Common Names:
Delta-9, THC, Marinol
Duration of Effects:
2 to 4 hours
Euphoria, Relaxed Inhibitions, Increased Appetite, Disoriented Behavior, Altered Coordination of Reflexes, Altered Perception of Time and Distance.
Methods of Use:
Effects of Overdose:
Fatigue, Paranoia, Possible Psychosis
Insomnia, Hyperactivity and Decreased Appetite Are Occasionally Reported