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COPE supported centers are pleased to provide a blog for patients and family members of patients that provides more information on ketamine treatments and mental illness.


Antidepressants vs Ketamine and Esketamine (Spravato) and Weight Gain

  Traditional treatments for depression  include medications like SSRIs or SNRIs or other new generation antidepressants. Unfortunately, some studies show that certain antidepressant medications can cause a weight gain of 10 pounds or more. Ketamine is an innovative antidepressant that provide rapid relief of depressive symptoms without causing weight gain as a side effect.