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Getting Started on SPRAVATO®

If you have treatment-resistant depression (TRD), you may benefit from adding SPRAVATO® to your current oral antidepressant.

Start the conversation with your doctor to see if adding SPRAVATO® may be right for you, and discover more about what the full SPRAVATO® treatment experience could look like for you.

Am I an Appropriate Patient for SPRAVATO®?

If two or more antidepressants haven’t worked for you, you may have treatment-resistant depression. SPRAVATO® may be the treatment option you’ve been looking for.

Talk to Your Doctor About SPRAVATO® Today

Consider including the following questions when speaking to your healthcare provider about SPRAVATO®:

The following topics may be helpful to include when speaking with your healthcare provider about SPRAVATO®.

It’s important to remember that your treatment journey is unique and the information needed along the way may vary from person to person.

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Frequently asked questions

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I’ve tried two or more oral antidepressants and I am still experiencing depression. Do you think I have treatment-resistant depression?

There is a study that suggests after the third oral antidepressant, remission rates dropped below 14%. If you’ve tried two or more oral antidepressants and are still experiencing depressive symptoms, you may have treatment-resistant depression and it may be time for something different.

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Since my other oral antidepressants haven’t worked, what are the chances another oral antidepressant will work? Should I try something entirely different?

Treatment-resistant depression is defined as not responding to two or more antidepressants of adequate dose and duration. If your doctor has diagnosed you with treatment-resistant depression, you may benefit from treatment with a different kind of medication.

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Can we talk about the SPRAVATO® clinical trials and discuss whether it may be a good choice for me?

It is helpful to understand the clinical trials for any medication you consider taking.

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What can you tell me about the safety of SPRAVATO®?

It is important to understand the potential side effects of any medication you consider taking. To help ensure safety, SPRAVATO® is available only through a restricted distribution program called the SPRAVATO® Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Program.

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What is a SPRAVATO® treatment center and how do I find one?

SPRAVATO® is only available at certified treatment centers and must be self-administered under the supervision of a healthcare provider.

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Can you help me get financial support for SPRAVATO®?

Cost can sometimes impact a patient’s treatment journey; however, there may be affordability programs available to help eligible patients.

Click below to download the full Patient Discussion Guide for more information on the SPRAVATO® treatment experience

Download the Patient Discussion Guide