What is SPRAVATO®?
SPRAVATO® is a prescription medicine, used along with an antidepressant taken by mouth to treat: Depressive symptoms in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) with suicidal thoughts or actions
SPRAVATO® is not for use as a medicine to prevent or relieve pain (anesthetic). It is not known if SPRAVATO® is safe or effective as an anesthetic medicine. It is not known if SPRAVATO® is safe and effective for use in preventing suicide or in reducing suicidal thoughts or actions.
SPRAVATO® is not for use in place of hospitalization if your healthcare provider determines that hospitalization is needed, even if improvement is experienced after the first dose of SPRAVATO®. It is not known if SPRAVATO® is safe and effective in children.
Proven Effective for Treatment-Resistant Depression
Those who added esketamine, the active ingredient in SPRAVATO®, to their oral antidepressant experienced a greater reduction of depressive symptoms at four weeks compared to those who received placebo plus an oral antidepressant.
Proven to Reduce Depressive Symptoms
If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts, call your healthcare provider right away or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.