What is esketamine?

Esketamine is a fast-acting nasal spray marketed under the brand name Spravato®. It is FDA-approved to treat depression that does not respond to traditional therapeutics, commonly referred to as treatment-resistant depression. Esketamine is a more potent version of ketamine.1


1. VETS (n.d.). The Ins and Outs of Psychedelic Substances. Modern Recovery Veterans & Psychedelic-assisted Therapy. VETS. https://bit.ly/3Gpuh6E