Dronabinol use in a patient with Bipolar Disorder

Dronabinol-Induced Hypomania: A Case Report and Literature Review

An HIV patient who also suffers from bipolar disorder was administered dronabinol, a synthetic cannabis alternative. Following a dosage increase, the previously stable patient presented to his psychiatrist in a state of hypomania. Although this singular case study cannot be used to make any definitive conclusion, it underscores the need for further research surrounding the effects of cannabis on mood

Benjamin Caplan, MDDronabinol use in a patient with Bipolar Disorder

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