admin

May 24, 2019
ABC7 Ketamine

ABC7 Chicago I-Team: ‘Revolutionary’ depression treatment brings hope to patients amid concerns about oversight

 ABC7 Chicago: Ketamine has been hailed as a breakthrough treatment for depression and other disorders. The drug was also in the spotlight this week as medics revealed its key role in the harrowing rescue of a Thai soccer team trapped in a cave last year. But ketamine’s history as an illicit, trippy party drug has some concerned about potential abuse. The Food and Drug Administration recently approved one version of this treatment while a rapidly growing cottage industry of […]
April 18, 2019
blank

Innovative Ketamine News: Esketamine (Spravato) Approved by the FDA

As many of you have heard, there is a new treatment for depression: Esketamine (aka Spravato). Recently, Johnson & Johnson, a pharmaceutical company, has manufactured a new medication called Spravato or Esketamine. Esketamine is an isomer or mirror image copy of ketamine. This is a close chemical relation to ketamine, an anesthetic which has been used for 50 years. Johnson & Johnson has received FDA approval, which specifically states that the drug will only be available in certified clinics where doctors […]
April 18, 2019
ketamine treatment

Hopes and hype for ketamine to treat depression – USA Today

Some studies show ketamine treatment can provide relief within hours for tough-to-treat depression and suicidal behavior and clinics promising unproven benefits have popped up nationwide. But more research is needed to know long-term benefits and risks. (Oct. 31) Read More >>