Miami New Times – My Ketamine Home

Miami New Times

Though ketamine has been safely used in hospitals since the 1970s, its notoriety as a party drug has cast a stigma on the medicine. But its reputation has hardly slowed its continued clinical use. This past May, the FDA approved a ketamine-derived nasal spray to treat depression. And a new study in Nature Communications claims as little as one dose — combined with mental exercises — can lower an alcoholic's compulsion to drink.