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I Have Treatment-resistant Depression . I Lack All Desire To

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Posted on Sun, 28 Oct 2018
Question: I have treatment-resistant depression. I lack all desire to get out of bed EVERYDAY. How can Ketamine Infusion Therapy change this?
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
It have dramatic effect in record time

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

I read your query and understand your concerns about treatment resistant depression.

Ketamine infusion therapy is one of the latest option in treatment resistant depression which have better efficacy than all the available medications for depression and the effect is evident in record time (1-3 days). The efficacy is almost near to electoconvulsive therapy and be considered second best in regard to treatment of treatment resistant depression.

I do not have much experience with use of ketamine infusion but almost 60% of my patients showed effect in 48 hours and 80 % of all showed effect in less than one week time.

I hope this helps you.
Feel free write back to me if you have more questions.
Thanks and regards.
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Dr. Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

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I Have Treatment-resistant Depression . I Lack All Desire To

Brief Answer: It have dramatic effect in record time Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for using Healthcaremagic. I read your query and understand your concerns about treatment resistant depression. Ketamine infusion therapy is one of the latest option in treatment resistant depression which have better efficacy than all the available medications for depression and the effect is evident in record time (1-3 days). The efficacy is almost near to electoconvulsive therapy and be considered second best in regard to treatment of treatment resistant depression. I do not have much experience with use of ketamine infusion but almost 60% of my patients showed effect in 48 hours and 80 % of all showed effect in less than one week time. I hope this helps you. Feel free write back to me if you have more questions. Thanks and regards.