Ketamine IV Treatment Specialist

Vibrant Health Care

Alternative Medicine & Aesthetic Medicine Practice located in Downtown Scottdale Area, Scottsdale, AZ

If you’re seeking an effective way to relieve symptoms of anxiety, depression, or pain disorders, Edgar Suter, MD, and his expert team offer solutions at Vibrant Health Care in downtown Scottsdale, Arizona. They use ketamine IV treatment to improve your overall physical and mental health and optimize your quality of life. To learn more about this revolutionary treatment, book an appointment by phone or online today.

Ketamine IV Treatment Q & A

What is ketamine IV treatment?

Ketamine IV treatment is a medication approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It can reduce symptoms of mental health disorders and medical conditions associated with chronic pain. 

Your provider offers intravenous ketamine, meaning it’s infused into your bloodstream through a vein in your arm. The medicine is fast-acting, safe, non-addictive, and effective. It blocks targeted neuron receptors and repairs damaged brain circuits associated with stress.

What is ketamine IV treatment used for?

Some of the numerous mental and physical health disorders ketamine IV treatments are used for include:

  • Anxiety
  • Major depression disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Other pain disorders

Vibrant Health Care offers ketamine IV treatment especially for patients who struggle with treatment-resistant depression. To find out if you’re a good candidate for ketamine IV treatment, your Vibrant Health Care Provider reviews your medical history, asks about symptoms, and completes a physical exam. They might recommend blood tests or additional diagnostic tests.

What happens during ketamine IV treatment?

When you arrive at Vibrant Health Care, you’re greeted by friendly staff. You relax in a comfortable treatment room while your provider continuously monitors your heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation. 

They place an IV in a vein in your arm and slowly infuse ketamine into your bloodstream over a period of 30-60 minutes, while you rest, listen to music, or read. Some patients feel pleasurable sensations during their infusion, similar to an out-of-body experience.

What should I expect after the procedure?

Expect the effects of ketamine IV treatment to occur several hours or days after your procedure. Mood disorders should improve and chronic pain often diminishes. Everyone is different, and so are the results of Ketamine treatment. To gain the most benefit from the procedure, your doctor might recommend a series of infusions over time.

Continue seeing your Vibrant Health Care specialist regularly to follow-up and make sure your treatment plan is working. Your doctor tailors your plan and medication dosage to your unique needs and makes changes whenever necessary.

To learn more about Ketamine IV treatment and find out if it’s right for you, schedule an appointment with the experts at Vibrant Health Care by phone or online today.