Researchers Hope To Develop An Antidepressant That Works As Well As Ketamine

“By better understanding ketamine, reverse engineering, we can develop next generation treatments that or like ketamine but better tolerated.”

By Bonnie PetrieNovember 26, 2019 8:53 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

A medicine best known as a club drug has a record of relieving suicidal depression in hours. National Institutes of Health researcher Dr. Carlos Zarate has been studying ketamine for years, and he told those gathered at the UT Health San Antonio Brain Health Symposium on Mood Disorders it’s a potential game changer for people who struggle with treatment resistant depression.

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