2017-12 Lone Star Infusion - Dose

13 Feb: Adjusting Doses with Ketamine Treatments

  At Lone Star Infusion, we find that getting an appropriate, individualized dose appears to impact the quality of the results. It does not seem to be particularly important that patients have a ‘wonderful’ or ‘spiritual’ experience, although many patients say they do and we work to make the experience comfortable. What seems to matter is finding a good range…

2018-01 Lone Star Infusion - Peony

06 Feb: The Value of the Psychedelic Experience with Ketamine Treatments

  Psychedelics continue to show excellent results in treating depression, anxiety and PTSD. Ketamine is available for administration in clinical settings. Does the psychedelic experience matter during an infusion, or is it simply important to get the drug? The many different psychedelics: A variety of novel and ancient psychedelic substances have been examined in clinical research programs for their effects…

2017-12 Lone Star Infusion - Benzodiazepines

22 Jan: Benzodiazepines, Alcohol and Ketamine Treatments

  Ketamine is a tremendous and game-changing treatment option for mood disorders including depression, anxiety and PTSD. There are a few things that appear to make low-dose ketamine treatments less effective – notably benzodiazepines (often called benzos) and alcohol use. Benzodiazepines, like Xanax, Ativan, Valium, and others are commonly prescribed as anti-anxiety medications and sleeping pills. Also, as the ability…

2018-01 Lone Star Infusion - Bottles w

19 Jan: Ketamine with Other Treatments for Depression

  Some medications and procedures for depression can’t be combined easily. But ketamine can be added to other treatments and, in fact, we often recommend combining ketamine infusion therapies with other treatments for longer-lasting depression relief. There aren’t many contraindications for the use of ketamine and ketamine therapy does not disrupt the majority of other common treatments typical to our…

2018-01 Lone Star Infusion - Tools

12 Jan: What to Do with Advice on How to Be Happy

How are we supposed to think about an article, like this one below, that posits that depression and anxiety are primarily caused by structural imbalances in the way we live our lives, such as structural problems like being the janitor instead of the CEO: “Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?” Johann Hari theguardian.com Published 01/07/18 Here’s what…

2018-01 Ketamine Labels - Lone Star Infusion

06 Jan: Ketamine versus New Derivative Drugs for Depression

  Despite new drugs being developed based on the success of ketamine, it looks like conventional ketamine treatments may remain the best option. As research and clinical results have increasingly demonstrated that low-dose ketamine is effective in treating depression over the last couple decades, a host of derivative drugs have been developed. Some are versions of ketamine. Others use what…

2017-09 Lone Star Infusion - CRPS Ribbon

14 Sep: CRPS/RSD and Ketamine Treatments

  Intense, chronic pain can be debilitating. Many CRPS/RSD patients have lost jobs, friends and family relationships due to their illness. Many have been forced to give up activities they love and most also suffer with anxiety and depression related to their condition. Physicians and researchers are still puzzled by this what causes this disease and how to treat it….

Lone Star Infusion Ketamine Vials

02 Aug: Ketamine, FDA Approval, and Off-Label Use of Drugs

I see a lot of confusion when it comes to this subject, and I think this is a good area to explore further: FDA-Approved vs Off-Label: Ketamine is an FDA-approved medication. The FDA approved indication for ketamine is as a sole anesthetic agent for diagnostic and surgical procedures. Ketamine is not currently FDA-approved for other indications, but that does not…

2017-08 Ketamine ex

29 Jul: What can you treat with Ketamine?

Beyond its conventional clinical use as an anesthetic agent, ketamine has increasingly shown good results in the treatment of other conditions. These other conditions are often grouped into the categories of mood disorders and neuropathic pain conditions. Here is a more detailed list: We have substantial research data and clinical data showing ketamine is very effective for: Severe depression Suicidal…

2017-05 Lone Star Infusion Ketamine Mix

22 Jul: What is Ketamine: Medical Use

Ketamine has a long history of medical use and the research to date supports ketamine as a safe and effective medication when administered by appropriately-trained medical professionals, such as anesthesiologists. It is an FDA-approved, and legal drug. It is one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world today.1 This anesthetic drug has been used in very high doses…