Category: Ketamine Success & Insights
Bitterness, anger, and depression feed on each other, which can only worsen your condition. If you suffer from depression it may be the fuel that’s …
NPR Highlights Ketamine’s Relief for Mending Broken Bridges in Brain NPR recently ran an article by John Hamilton titled, “Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing …
Podcast: A Closer Look at Spravato (Esketamine) – Does Spravato require patients to be prescribed an antidepressant?
A closer look at Spravato/Esketamine. This episode focuses on the definition of Treatment Resistant Depression and looks at whether patients must be prescribed to an antidepressant while using Spravato. Additionally, what does one do about co-occurring conditions such as anxiety, suicidal ideation, ocd, etc?
One thing that raised the eyebrows of everybody on the clinical team here at KWC relates to the recommended dosing of Spravato. On this episode, we discuss what the recommended dosing is during the stabilization and maintenance treatment phases. Is the dosing variable from patient to patient or fixed? What are the implications of utilizing a non-variable prescription for dosing?
Podcast: A Closer Look at Spravato (Esketamine) – What will the drug cost and will insurance cover it?
This episode focuses on the cost of Spravato to the provide, end user, and insurer. What are the preliminary cost estimates for Spravato (wholesale)? Can we estimate the cost to the patient? Will insurance cover the drug? How will the treatment schedule effect the cost?
This episode focuses on how Spravato is administered. Is intranasal delivery effective? What type of clinical environments can provide Spravato to patients? What duration of time will patients have to commit to treatment?
On February 12, 2019 the FDA advisory committee recommended approval of Spravato (esketamine) for adults with treatment resistant depression. Hallelujah! The first new therapy in 30 years for patients suffering from this affliction, or is it?
3 Months Later… I Feel Better with Ketamine Therapy In his most recent blog called Thought About Solutions, Matthew Hendricks, a 33-year-old technology enthusiast and …