About Spravato® / Ketamine

What is Spravato?

Ketamine therapy has been a major advancement in treating depression.  Spravato is a nasal spray formulation of Ketamine.  It works in a very different way from traditional antidepressants, and is often effective even for people who have had poor results from previous medication.  Another significant advantage is that patients often see results much more quickly than from traditional antidepressants. 

It can be effective for:

Learn more about Spravato from the manufacturer (offsite)

At-a-glance Facts

After you take SPRAVATO®, a healthcare provider will monitor you for at least two hours during the observation period for possible serious side effects, including feeling sleepy (sedation), feeling disconnected from yourself, your thoughts, feelings and things around you (dissociation), and increased blood pressure.

Our team can help you evaluate whether Spravato might be a viable treatment option for you.

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.

It is not known if Spravato is safe and effective for use in preventing suicide or in reducing suicidal thoughts or actions. Spravato is not for use in place of hospitalization if your healthcare provider determines that hospitalization is needed, even if improvement is experienced after the first dose of Spravato.

It is not known if SPRAVATO® is safe and effective in children.