The FDA recently approved a new drug to treat severe depression using a derivative of the street drug Ketamine. What makes this drug so interesting and appealing is that its form of delivery is via a nasal spray like common allergy meds. This announcement received a lot of national press, and a bunch of people reached to ask what this was all about, and how it can help with depression. On today’s show we discuss the pros and cons of this new depression medication, and talk about what types of depression it is intended to treat.
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