Spravato

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SPRAVATO™️ is a prescription medicine, taken with an antidepressant by mouth, for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in adults.
SPRAVATO™️ is not to be used as a medicine to prevent or relieve pain (anesthetic).
SPRAVATO™️ nasal spray was determined to be safe in both short- and long-term clinical trials of adults diagnosed with treatment-resistant depression.
Do not take SPRAVATO™️ if you have a blood vessel disease (aneurysm), an abnormal connection between your blood vessels (arteriovenous malformation), a history of bleeding in the brain or are allergic to esketamine, ketamine or any of the ingredients in SPRAVATO™️. Talk to your doctor to learn more.

SPRAVATO FAQS

How does Spravato Dosing work?
SPRAVATO™ is taken with a daily oral antidepressant
You administer SPRAVATO™ nasal spray yourself under the supervision of a healthcare professional at a certified SPRAVATO™ treatment center
SPRAVATO™ is taken twice a week for the first four weeks
After the first four weeks, SPRAVATO™ is taken once a week for a month
After this, SPRAVATO™ is usually taken either once a week or once every two weeks
What should I tell my doctor before taking Spravato?
Before you take SPRAVATO™, talk to your doctor about your full medical and depression treatment history, including if you have a history of abusing prescription or street drugs or a problem with alcohol.
What are the side effects?
Ketamine is given in small doses for the treatment of depression. As such, a typical side effect is mild sedation. Some patients complain of mild nausea, which is easily treated with anti-anxiety medication. Some patients have mild elevations or reductions in blood pressure.
Is Spravato addictive?
No, administered at small doses in a medical setting, there is no evidence that Spravato is addictive. In contrast, those who abuse ketamine recreationally do so at very high doses to induce psycho-active affects.

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