The US Department of Veterans Affairs has approved a derivative of ketamine – more commonly known as an anesthetic – for the potential treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. The approved medication is known as Spravato, which is a brand name of esketamine, which itself is a molecular … [Read more...] about VA Approves Ketamine for PTSD Treatment
In March of this year, the FDA gave their approval to Spravato, which is a nasal spray that contains esketamine, which is itself derived from the anesthetic ketamine. Spravato has been approved as a prescription-only drug given – along with another form of anti-depressant – to people who are proving … [Read more...] about What Makes Using Ketamine for Depression So Different Compared to Other Options?
Research is still ongoing, but there is mounting evidence that ketamine – when taken in controlled circumstances - is a useful substance when it comes to treating depression. More and more women are turning to ketamine as a means of treating their depression, and are turning their lives around as a … [Read more...] about Why More Women are Turning to Ketamine to Treat Their Depression
Controlled infusion of ketamine has been shown recently to improve the lives of individuals suffering from treatment-resistant depression. It has been so successful that the FDA has now approved the use of the drug – the first time a new psychiatric drug has been passed for approval for over thirty … [Read more...] about How Ketamine Changes the Brain of a Depressed Individual
Many people know the desperate feeling of having to live with treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Every waking moment can seem like a chore, and in extreme cases, someone suffering from depression may sadly decide that they no longer wish to be here at all. There was been a clamor recently … [Read more...] about Ketamine Could Offer Relief for Those Battling Treatment-Resistant Depression
Ketamine is a medical substance that is currently solely approved by the FDA as an anesthetic. There are calls for ketamine to be approved as a treatment for depression, as the medication – in a controlled environment - is increasingly being used successfully as a treatment for depression. What's … [Read more...] about What is Ketamine and How Can it be Used to Treat Depression?