Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Addiction

Can Ketamine Therapy Work for Addiction Treatment?

There are many people struggling with drug addiction that have failed at traditional inpatient drug treatment. Some people have better success rates with medication-assisted drug treatment, but still some will fail to become clean. Many addiction medicine specialists believe ketamine therapy could be the answer for treating drug addiction, read on to find out more information. At Ketamine Therapy USA, we use ketamine infusions for various reasons including pain management, depression and PTSD treatment and drug addiction. Drug Addiction Treatment with Ketamine: Ketamine infusion treatment has been receiving a lot of attention recently because it has antidepressant effects. Unlike other prescription antidepressants, ketamine causes an immediate antidepressant effect and improves the mood. I...

Ketamine gaining popularity for depression therapy and addiction recovery

Medical professionals call it ‘off-label’ prescription when using Ketamine to gain ground on addiction and depression. It may seem counter-intuitive to use an often-abused drug, ketamine, to conquer a mood disorder – or especially treat addiction to other drugs. First, there has to be an understanding of the properties of ketamine to reduce the stigma of the drug and grasp the prescribing environment. Off-label uses of drugs are uses that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Ketamine is, by label, an anesthetic developed in the 1960’s. It’s a Schedule III drug approved for hospital use in liquid or powder form. It was created for use in the Vietnam War to operate on or treat injuries on the front line. It acts fast to dull pain. Shedding the s...

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