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Ketamine Drug

Street Drug May Offer New Hope For People With Treatment-Resistant Depression

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living

A hallucinogenic drug known on the street as "Special K" offers new hope to those suffering from severe, treatment-resistant depression. Ketamine,...

Ketamine's Rapid Effects in Depression and OCD: Cause for Hope and Caution

Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolyn I. Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.

Because ketamine has FDA approval, it can be prescribed legally by any physician. In fact, there are multiple private clinics advertising ketamine infusions, for a fee. But ketamine is still in an early stage of development for depression and OCD. I have my concerns and we need more evidence for its safe use in individuals suffering from these mental illnesses.