Cesamet vs Marinol

Cesamet
(Rx)
Marinol
(Rx)
Cesamet is a nausea & vomiting medication.
Marinol is a nausea & vomiting medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Nausea
3.8
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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December 26, 1985
May 31, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
988 Discussions
15,234 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
Cesamet is prescribed for Nausea and Vomiting and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Pain
#3 for Vomiting
Marinol is prescribed for Nausea and Vomiting and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Pain, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ces
Depression
3
Tiredness
2
Euphoria
2
Insomnia
2
Dizziness
2
Drowsiness
2
Pneumonia
2
Numbness
2
Burning
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Mar
Weight Loss
2
Tiredness
2
Paranoia
1
Weakness
1
Migraines
1
Euphoria
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Glaucoma
1
Dizziness
1
Drowsiness
1
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2
1
Insomnia
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2
0
Dizziness
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2
1
Drowsiness
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2
1
Pneumonia
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2
0
Numbness
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2
0
Burning
Ces
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2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
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1
1
Weight Loss
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Ces
2
0
Tiredness
Mar
Ces
2
2
Paranoia
Mar
Ces
1
0
Weakness
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Ces
1
0
Migraines
Mar
Ces
1
0
Euphoria
Mar
Ces
1
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mar
Ces
1
1
Glaucoma
Mar
Ces
1
0
Dizziness
Mar
Ces
1
2
Drowsiness
Mar
Ces
1
2
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Cesamet during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Marinol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Cesamet and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Marinol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 1 mg
Capsule: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Nabilone
Dronabinol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cesamet and Marinol: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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