SPRAVATO for Treatment-Resistant Depression in Adults

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Now offering FDA-approved spravato™ (esketamine)

SPRAVATO™ is a prescription nasal medicine for adult treatment-resistant depression (TRD), administered at an approved health care center. We are proud to announce that Alchemy Wellness is now a certified SPRAVATO™ treatment center.

Treatment dosing & administration

  • SPRAVATO™ is taken twice a week for the first four weeks, in addition to your daily oral antidepressant.

  • After the first four weeks, SPRAVATO™ is taken once a week for a month

  • After this, SPRAVATO™ is usually taken either once a week or once every two weeks

  • You administer SPRAVATO™ nasal spray yourself under the supervision of a healthcare professional at a certified SPRAVATO™ treatment center

Side effects

In short and long-term clinical trials of adults diagnosed with treatment-resistant depression, SPRAVATO™ nasal spray was deemed safe and tolerable. The most common side effects include dissociation, dizziness or spinning sensation, nausea, sedation (sleepiness), touch and sensation reduction, anxiety, lack of energy, increased blood pressure, vomiting and feeling intoxicated. These symptoms usually happen immediately after SPRAVATO™ dosing and resolve within a couple of hours. There is an FDA-required two-hour observation period after treatment for possible side effects. Driving is restricted for 24-hours after adminstration. There is a potential for abuse, therefore alert your provider of prior history of dependency or addiction. Alert your provider immediately if you experience any mood, behavior or thought changes. SPRAVATO™ may increase your risk for suicidal thoughts and actions during the first few months of treatment.

Is this treatment right for me?

If you’ve struggled with depression and have tried two or more antidepressants without adequate relief, SPRAVATO™ may be an option for you. Call or schedule online a consultation today.


In network for spravato consultations & treatment

United Healthcare
Virginia Health Network
Tricare Prime and Standard (In Network)* (Female patients only)