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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

dronabinol 
A synthetic form of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, a psychoactive substance found in Cannabis sativa. Dronabinol acts directly on the appetite and vomiting control centers in the brain to stimulate appetite and prevent emesis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol
tetrahydrocannabinol
US brand name:Marinol
Abbreviation:THC
Code names:Abbott 40566
SP-104