FDA Approves THC Drug Syndros For Weight Loss in AIDS Patients

FDA Approves THC Drug Syndros

THC Drug  Syndros

FDA Approves THC Drug Syndros To Treat anorexia associated with weight loss in AIDS patients. The drug is an orally administered liquid formula of the pharmaceutical cannabinoid dronabinol. Dronabinol is a pharmaceutical version of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC found in the cannabis plant.

The FDA approved Syndros for the treatment of anorexia associated with patients with weight loss due to AIDS, and treatment of chemotherapy patients with nausea and vomiting which did not respond to other antiemetic treatments. Syndros is still awaiting scheduling by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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