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New York, New York 10032


Purpose:

Smoked marijuana (MJ) and dronabinol (also known as THC or by the trade name Marinol) are used to increase appetite, food intake, and weight in patients with HIV who experience unintended weight loss. This study will compare the effects of MJ and Marinol use in marijuana smokers who are HIV infected.


Study summary:

Little is known about the efficacy and tolerability of oral THC versus smoked MJ in a clinically relevant population. Additionally, it is not clear how THC's effects vary as a function of the duration of treatment or the patient's current patterns of smoked MJ use. This study directly compares 3 doses of smoked marijuana and 3 doses of Marinol across a range of behavioral measures in HIV infected marijuana smokers. Outcome measures will include analysis of food intake, body composition, mood, physical symptoms (e.g., nausea, stomach pain), psychomotor task performance, and sleep.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria - HIV infected - Smoke marijuana - Taking HIV medications Exclusion criteria - Naive marijuana smokers - People with history of respiratory/pulmonary disease


NCT ID:

NCT00079560


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Margaret Haney, PhD
New York State Psychiatric Institute


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

New York, New York 10032
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 10, 2017

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