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Re: Ketamine infusions for Depression Edward807

Posted by SLS on November 30, 2016, at 20:13:18

In reply to Re: Ketamine infusions for Depression SLS, posted by Edward807 on November 30, 2016, at 18:47:34

> > Hi, Edward.
> >
> > I have no idea if there is a commercially available test for BDNF genotypes. I never looked into it. I don't think there has been a prospective investigation to study the prognosticative value of testing for genotype in advance of ketamine treatment.
> >
> >
> > - Scott
> Scott thanks for the response. Since a course of ketamine infusions cost thousands, something like that would be very helpful. I'm also considering the cytochrome P450 test to see if it might shed some light on my treatment resistant depression.
> Edward.
> ____________________________________________________

I'm sorry that you have such a frustrating and painful condition.

For me, it made sense to try the intranasal administration of ketamine first. It brings many people to full remission. However, there are people who don't respond to intranasal ketamine who do respond to IV ketamine.

- Scott

Some see things as they are and ask why.
I dream of things that never were and ask why not.

- George Bernard Shaw




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