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Re: ketamine and magic mushrooms for depression Melusine

Posted by beckett2 on November 2, 2017, at 22:34:33

In reply to Re: ketamine and magic mushrooms for depression linkadge, posted by Melusine on October 28, 2017, at 2:54:10

> Almost every drug that people use for, err, recreational purposes can have short-term antidepressant effects.
> Ketamine is distinctive in this regard b/c the AD dose is much lower than the dissociative one.
> My doc actually suggested when I last saw him, a couple weeks ago, that I try ketamine, much to my surprise: while I'd heard of its use as an AD, I didn't know at the time that it was in use (much less widespread use) in the States. (This, in fact, was what led me to sub to this board after having left for quite a few years...I realised that I was way out of touch in regard to new developments in clinical psychiatry!)

Have you tried ketamine? My doc was curious if it might help me and said nasal ketamine is in development. I have read mention of potential for negative cognitive side effects with long term use.




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