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Spravato (Esketamine) Treatment for Depression in Brooklyn.



Spravato (Esketamine) Treatment with Williamsburg Therapy Group. 

If oral antidepressants have not successfully treated your symptoms of depression, you may have other options. Our team of psychiatrists in Brooklyn are accepting new patients for consultation appointments. If you are a candidate for Spravato, we will help you get confirmation about insurance coverage before starting treatment. We are able to administer Spravato nasal spray and provide observation in a safe, comfortable, and relaxing environment in our office in North Williamsburg.



What is Spravato (Esketamine)?

Spravato is an FDA-approved nasal spray that can be an effective treatment option for some patients with major depressive disorder who aren't responding to traditional antidepressant medications.

Rigorously studied in clinical trials and FDA-approved for clinical use, treatment with Spravato may be able to help those with chronic, severe, and treatment-resistant depression finally find relief.

If you would like to learn more about Spravato, follow the link below to read on additional facts and frequently asked questions:  




How Does Spravato (Esketamine) Work?

Spravato works differently than oral antidepressants. The antidepressant effects are usually felt faster compared to traditional oral antidepressants.  

Spravato targets the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor. NMDA is a receptor of glutamate, the primary excitatory neurotransmitter in the human brain. NMDA receptors play an integral role in regulating the brain's ability to build and maintain neural pathways. The process of creating and reinforcing new neural pathways is called neuroplasticity.

While the cause of depression is not fully understood, one compelling theory is that a reduction in maintained neuroplasticity is a factor. Spravato binds to NMDA receptors in a way that encourages neuroplasticity.




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