FAQ Ketamine depression therapy

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Q: What qualifies me?

A: Previous medical history of treatment for your condition without sufficient results.


Q: Do I fall asleep during treatment?

A: No, but you are in a relax state and might have an out-of-body experience


Q: What is the treatment regimen?

A:  Individualized to your specific situation, generally 6 to 8 initial infusions 2 times a week followed by boosters - 1 infusion a week or every 2-3 weeks


Q: Can I drive after infusion?

A: No, you need to have somebody with you to drive you home


Q: Do you offer discounts?

A: Yes, we have a program for army personnel, medical personnel and police officers and firemen


Q: How long does the effect of ketamine infusions last?

A: Generally 1 to 2 weeks, possible 4 weeks


Q: How does ketamine therapy work?

A: it is presumed to increase glutamate levels in the brain and other neurotransmitters which helps improve mood


Q: Do I continue my existing depression therapy during ketamine?

A: Yes, do not stop any medications without your doctor's advice.


Q: Do I need to switch psychiatrists to receive treatment at your clinic?

A: No, you can continue being under the care of your psychiatrist.


Q: What are the contraindications to receive ketamine therapy?

A: Uncontrolled arterial hypertension, uncontrolled coronary artery disease, use of illicit drugs, Schizophrenia.