THC is generally used as cannabis or some cannabis-derived preparation (hashish
, space cakes, etc). THC, in its synthetic form (Dronabinol) to be used orally, is also available in some countries.
[top]Ways of Administration
THC, when derived from a natural source can be smoked, vaporized or ingested as cannabis and related preparations.
Synthetic THC is available for oral administration. In some studies, THC is administered intravenously.
[top]Effects of Tetrahydrocannabinol
The effects of THC are similar to those of cannabis, although some differences exist.
- Reduced intraocular pressure
- Increased appetite
[top]Combinations with Tetrahydrocannabinol
THC is usually combined to the other cannabinoids
found in cannabis. The combinations are the same as those of cannabis.
[top]Different Uses for Tetrahydrocannabinol
THC, as Dronabinol, is used to increase appetite of aids patients.