Ketamine nasal spray ‘improved severe depression within hours’ in US study

A nasal spray containing mind-altering “party drug” ketamine had a fast-acting effect on reducing the symptoms of severe depression, including suicidal thoughts, in a study carried out in the US.
All 68 participants were hospitalised and given antidepressants in the study, carried out by Johnson and Johnson-owned research group Janssen in conjunction with the Yale School of Medicine.
Half the patients also received a nasal spray of esketamine, one of the two molecule components in ketamine, while the others received a placebo.
“In just a matter of hours” participants in the ketamine test... read more

 
16 April 2018 in Auto, Views: 100
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