Tag Archives: Depression

FDA Approves Spravato (esketamine) Nasal Spray for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Print this page March 5, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Spravato (esketamine) nasal spray, in conjunction with an oral antidepressant, for the treatment of depression in adults who have tried other antidepressant medicines but have not benefited from them (treatment-resistant depression). Because of the risk of serious adverse outcomes resulting… Read More »

You Are Not Alone: Dealing with Depression

Al Levin interviews blogger, podcaster and mental health advocate Robert Vore. February 3, 2019 by Al Levin Leave a Comment In this episode, Al interviews Robert Vore, blogger, podcaster, and mental health advocate. Robert shares many of the struggles he had throughout his life in dealing with depression. He describes how he built a support… Read More »

FDA declines to approve Alkermes opioid-based depression drug

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday declined to approve Alkermes Plc’s opioid-based depression treatment, citing the need for additional data to prove the effectiveness of the drug. The largely expected decision comes months after an advisory panel to the FDA strongly voted against the drug and raised questions on its safety… Read More »