Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking any other medicine that causes drowsiness such as antihistamines, narcotic pain medicines, sedatives, tranquilizers, muscle relaxants, medicine for seizures, or tricyclic antidepressants such as Elavil®, Tofranil®, or Sinequan®.
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine.
Check with your doctor before taking if you have heart or liver disease, high blood pressure, seizures, depression, schizophrenia, or drug or alcohol abuse problems.
Talk with your doctor before use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Dronabinol may cause psychological dependence if used for longer periods or in larger amounts than ordered by your doctor.
Tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking dronabinol before having any kind of surgery.
This medicine can give you a sense of well-being (make you "high") or make you dizzy or drowsy. Make sure you know how you react to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that could be dangerous. Avoid these activities if you are dizzy or not alert and clear-headed.
Standing-up slowly from a sitting or lying position can lessen the chance of getting dizzy.