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Spravato

esketamine
Esketamine is a nasal spray that is used together with an oral (taken by mouth) antidepressant to treat adults with depression that is resistant to other treatments. Esketamine is also used with an antidepressant taken by mouth to treat symptoms of depression in adults with major depressive disorder who have suicidal thoughts or actions. Esketamine is for use only under a special program. You must be registered in the program and understand the risks and benefits of this medicine. Esketamine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
esketamine
DRUG TYPE
miscellaneous antidepressants
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Frequently Asked Questions

Esketamine can cause severe drowsiness, or feelings of being disconnected from your body or thoughts or surroundings. Esketamine is used only in a healthcare setting where you can be watched closely for at least 2 hours after each dose. You will need someone to drive you home after using esketamine.

Some people have thoughts about suicide while taking esketamine. Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor.

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Spravato spray 28 mg

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