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Ketamine in Addiction Medicine: Not Just For Treatment-Resistant Depression Anymore?

Man thinking of stopping opioid use Can Cocaine, Alcohol, Other Addictions Be Treated with Ketamine? Intranasal esketamine was approved in March 2019 by the FDA for the treatment of treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in adults. The FDA-approved ketamine-like drug is called esketamine. It is one version of the ketamine molecule. Eskeamine works like intravenous ketamine but with fewer side effects. Its chemical [...]
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Vaping Lung Disease Named EVALI

Doctor Taking Blood Pressure In recent months, you may have heard the news about multiple lung injuries associated with the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or vaping products. In late August of 2019, the CDC released recommendations for health care providers naming the disease EVALI or E-cigarette, or Vaping, product use Associated Lung Injury. [1] In October 2019, the [...]
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