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Depression: 4-week ketamine injections prove effective

Share on PinterestInexpensive ketamine injections are effective against treatment-resistant depression, according to one study. Image credit: Pansfun/Stocksy Images. Clinical trial participants suffering from treatment-resistant depression were given injections of racemic ketamine or a placebo twice a week for a month. About one in five participants achieved total remission of symptoms with ketamine, while nearly a …

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Ketamine injections for depression? A new study shows promising results, but it’s one of many options

Ketamine might be better known as a recreational drug or anesthetic. But there is growing evidence of its use for people with hard-to-treat depression. An Australian study released today showed some positive results for people with treatment-resistant depression when given ketamine injections. But we don’t know if these effects are sustained long-term, and there are …

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