Spravato (Esketamine) is a prescription nasal spray that is combined with an oral antidepressant for adults with treatment-resistant depression. This medication is to be used under the supervision of a healthcare provider at a certified medical facility. Esketamine works on the glutamatergic system and creates synapses in the brain. Spravato may help improve your mood and restore your interest in daily living.
Canadian Pharmacy King will offer the brand Spravato Nasal Spray from Canada manufactured by Janssen. This medication is currently unavailable.
Spravato can cause mild or serious side effects. The common side effects of Spravato may include anxiety, dizziness, and extreme tiredness, feeling drunk, increased blood pressure, nausea, numbness, sedation, vertigo and vomiting.
Talk to your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• Chest pain;
• Feeling out of body, hallucinations;
• Frequent urination and pain during urination;
• Severe headache;
• Trouble breathing and thinking;
• Vision problems;
• Worsening of depression
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
You should not use Spravato nasal spray if you are allergic to Esketamine or if you have any other allergies. Before you start using this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. You can reduce the risk of nausea and vomiting by avoiding food for at least two hours before treatment and drinking liquids for at least 30 minutes before treatment. If you stop using this medication suddently, you may have withdrawal symptoms such as cravings, tiredness, poor appetite and anxiety. Your doctor may lower your dose slowly.
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