What is ketamine?
Intranasal ketamine or the FDA approved version, esketamine which is marketed as Spravato, is a fast-acting nasal spray that can be used to treat treatment-resistant depression. This medication is currently only available through tight distribution and monitoring due to possible adverse side effects and the potential risk for abuse and misuse. Some side effects include, but are not limited to, dizziness, nausea, dissociation, anxiety, blood pressure increase, vomiting and lethargy. Due to the associated risks and side effects this medication can only be administered under the direction of a medical profession and requires 2 hours of monitoring after administration in a medically supervised setting.
Interested in ketamine?
Patients interested in intranasal ketamine need to undergo a screening process by Dr. Ravsten or one of his highly trained medical practitioners to determine if you may benefit from ketamine. No Cost Consultations are available to learn more about ketamine. Click HERE to have someone contact you today. Additional information on the benefits and risks of intranasal ketamine can be found in the video posted below.