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FDA Approves Spravato (esketamine) Nasal Spray for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Print this page March 5, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Spravato (esketamine) nasal spray, in conjunction with an oral antidepressant, for the treatment of depression in adults who have tried other antidepressant medicines but have not benefited from them (treatment-resistant depression). Because of the risk of serious adverse outcomes resulting… Read More »

Fast-Acting Depression Drug, Newly Approved, Could Help Millions

Of the 16 million American adults who live with depression, as many as one-quarter gain little or no benefit from available treatments, whether drugs or talk therapy. They represent perhaps the greatest unmet need in psychiatry. On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a prescription treatment intended to help them, a fast-acting drug derived… Read More »

Headache Frequency, Medication Overuse, and Depression Linked to Migraine – Neurology Advisor

February 01, 2019 Share this content: Participants who reported chronic headaches were found likely to develop migraines. Increased headache day frequency, acute medication overuse and/or high-frequency use, and depression were the most strongly identified risk factors identified for the new onset of chronic migraine (CM)/transformed migraine (TM), chronic daily headache (CDH), or related chronic headache… Read More »