Behavioral Healthcare Services Logo

Spravato (esketamine)

What is Spravato™?

  • SPRAVATO™ is a prescription medicine, used along with an antidepressant taken by mouth, for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in adults.
  • SPRAVATO™ is not for use as a medicine to prevent or relieve pain (anesthetic). It is not known if SPRAVATO™ is safe or effective as an anesthetic medicine. 
  • It is not known if SPRAVATO™ is safe and effective in children.


  •  SPRAVATO™ is taken with a daily oral antidepressant
  •  You administer SPRAVATO™ nasal spray yourself under the supervision of a healthcare professional at a certified SPRAVATO™ treatment center
  •  SPRAVATO™ is taken twice a week for the first four weeks
  •  After the first four weeks, SPRAVATO™ is taken once a week for a month
  •  After this, SPRAVATO™ is usually taken either once a week or once every two weeks

Behavioral Healthcare Services is a Spravato™ Treatment Center.