Ketamine nasal spray could fight depression fastMaria Cohut - Medical News TodayPain Relief
With traditional anti-depressants taking approximately 4-6 weeks to kick in, a faster, more accessible method of delivery may be on the horizon. Researchers from Janssen Research & Development and Janssen Scientific Affairs in collaboration with colleagues from the Yale School of Medicine conducted a study to determine the efficacy of esketamine nasal spray in the treatment of severe depression. In their double-blind, phase II trial, participants given the esketamine treatment showed a significant improvement in depressive symptoms at 4 and 24 hours after treatment when compared to the placebo.
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