Mind Rejuvenation Tulsa

Ketamine

Ketamine

Used in small doses for the treatment of depression.

Possible Benefits

Mind Revjuvenation Ketamine IV Therapy

What is Ketamine?

Experience the potential breakthrough in depression treatment with Ketamine. Approved by the FDA for anesthetic purposes, Ketamine has also emerged as an off-label option for patients facing treatment resistance and struggling with suicidal thoughts in the context of major depressive disorder.

It’s important to note that the safety and effectiveness of Ketamine as a depression medication are still under investigation. Furthermore, its efficacy in preventing suicide or reducing suicidal thoughts or actions is yet to be fully established.

Ketamine is not intended as a substitute for hospitalization or recreational purposes. Before, during, and after Ketamine treatment, all patients are required to undergo a comprehensive assessment and consultation with their psychiatric provider to ensure suitability and safety. Please be aware that insurance payers have not yet approved Ketamine for use in major depressive disorder, making Ketamine services a self-pay benefit for our patients.

To prioritize patient well-being, a mandatory two-hour observational period is strictly enforced following each Ketamine treatment. Our dedicated team is committed to guiding you through this transformative process, ensuring your utmost care and providing ongoing support.

Together, let’s explore the potential of Ketamine as a treatment option, while working hand in hand with your psychiatric provider to tailor the most effective approach for your specific needs. We understand the importance of personalized care in your journey toward relief from the burdens of depression.

Benefits of Ketamine

Understanding the science behind Ketamine sheds light on its remarkable benefits as a treatment for depression. Ketamine primarily targets the NMDA receptors in the brain. By binding to these receptors, Ketamine triggers an increase in the levels of glutamate, a vital neurotransmitter, in the spaces between neurons. Consequently, this activation prompts another set of receptors called AMPA receptors to engage. The dual action of blocking NMDA receptors and activating AMPA receptors plays a crucial role in enhancing neuron communication, facilitating the formation of new pathways. This fascinating process, known as synaptogenesis, leads to heightened levels of “happy chemicals” such as Dopamine and Serotonin in the brain, which profoundly influence mood, thought patterns, and cognition. Moreover, Ketamine may further contribute to alleviating depression by diminishing the signals associated with inflammation. By reducing inflammation, Ketamine promotes improved communication within specific regions of the brain, thereby potentially enhancing its effectiveness as a treatment option.

Ketamine IV treatment offers a remarkable approach for fast relief from depression, as small doses of Ketamine are directly delivered into the bloodstream. This method is particularly beneficial for individuals with treatment-resistant depression who have found little success with other medications. By bypassing traditional treatment limitations, Ketamine IV provides a renewed sense of hope for those seeking rapid and effective relief from the burdens of depression.

Prescribed Treatment

To get Ketamine infusion prescribed as a treatment, individuals will need to schedule an appointment with us for a a psychiatric evaluation. Mind Rejuvenation is certified to prescribe the Ketamine treatments. During the visit, we will assess the individual’s symptoms and medical history to determine whether Ketamine infusion is an appropriate treatment option.

If we determine that Ketamine infusion is a suitable treatment, we will prescribe the medication and provide instructions on how to use it safely and effectively. It is important to follow our instructions and any warnings on the medication label carefully.

It is also important to note that Ketamine is a controlled substance and is only available through a restricted distribution system. This means that it must be prescribed and dispensed by a certified healthcare professional and must be used in a certified treatment center such as Mind Rejuvenation.

If you are interested in exploring Ketamine infusion treatment as a treatment option for your depression, we recommend talking to a healthcare professional to determine whether it is right for you.

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