Dronabinol Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Dronabinol: Oral capsule, liquid filled (10mg)

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Dronabinol 10mg Cap
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Dronabinol 10mg Cap
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: PAR 869 
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Dronabinol 10mg Cap

What is this Medicine?

DRONABINOL (droe NAB i nol) is used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment, especially for those patients who do not respond to other medicines. This medicine is also used to increase appetite in AIDS patients.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Dronabinol: Oral capsule, liquid filled(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
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Dronabinol 10mg Capsule

NDC: 005913593
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Anorexia, Chemotherapy-induced Nausea/vomiting

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pruritus

Storage Information
Protect from freezing
Store between 46 and 59 degrees F.
Dronabinol 10mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Dronabinol 10mg Capsule

Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Nightmares Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
0.3-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
0.3-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hallucinations Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Incoordination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dysphoria Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elated Mood Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Thinking Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paranoia Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
8.0-24.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Dronabinol 10mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Dronabinol 10mg Capsule(Dronabinol)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Dronabinol)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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