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Medical cannabis to treat loss of appetite and low weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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I have add whin I take my Mede Thay work well. But I loss the desire to eat and loss lot what whait well medical marijuana help with that problem
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   May I know what medications you are presently on for ADD?
Doctor :   And since when are you having the symptoms of reduced appetite?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Marijuna in any form has potential for abuse.
Doctor :   They are no accepted for use in many countries/communities.
Doctor :   Instead of trying a potentially dangerous agent, it is better that the cause for reduced appetite is determined and treated.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   10 mi gr times aday dexadream for ADD I'm 50 yr .
User :   3 times a day
Doctor :   You may be having reduced appetite and weight changes secondary to the dextroamphetamine that you are on.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to report back to your doctor,
Doctor :   consider modification of the medication,
Doctor :   include behavioural therapy first.
Doctor :   If such measures fail to provide you the desired effects, then appetite stimulant drugs can be used.
User :   I will thank you
Doctor :   Medical Marijuna is used for low appetite and low weight individuals secondary to chronic infections, cancer and individuals receiving chemotherapy.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   No thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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