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SPRAVATO™ (Esketamine) Therapy


What is SPRAVATO™?

SPRAVATO™ (Esketamine) is a prescription medicine, used along with an antidepressant taken by mouth, for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in adults.

SPRAVATO™ is not for use as a medicine to prevent or relieve pain (anesthetic). It is not known if SPRAVATO™ is safe or effective as an anesthetic medicine. 

SPRAVATO™ is not for use in children.

Do not take SPRAVATO™ if you:

  • have blood vessel (aneurysmal vascular) disease (including in the brain, chest, abdominal aorta, arms and legs)

  • have an abnormal connection between your veins and arteries (arteriovenous malformation)

  • have a history of bleeding in the brain

  • are allergic to esketamine, ketamine, or any of the other ingredients in SPRAVATO™.



Side Effects


The most common side effects that can occur during and after taking SPRAVATO™ include:

Dissociation (feeling disconnected from yourself, your thoughts, feelings, space and time), dizziness, nausea, sedation (sleepiness), spinning sensation, reduced sense of touch and sensation, anxiety, lack of energy, increased blood pressure, vomiting, and feeling drunk.


CoRecover - Psychiatrist in South Portland, ME

Are antidepressants alone not working for you? Maybe SPRAVATO™ can help.
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