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Ketamine Treatment for Bipolar Disorder in Chicago and Downers Grove

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Ketamine Treatment for Bipolar Disorder in Chicago and Downers Grove

IV KETAMINE FOR Bipolar disorder

Find Stability and Relief from the Highs and Lows of Bipolar Disorder with Ketamine

Current data states that 4.4% of the U.S. adult population lives with, or has experienced, bipolar disorder. This includes nearly 93,000 Chicago area residents. While there may be comfort in learning that you’re certainly not alone in your struggles, you’re cautious about depending on certain prescription medications to treat the disorder. For instance, atypical antipsychotics, such as aripiprazole, which is commonly used to treat bipolar disorder is associated with a number of side effects that you are not comfortable with. As a result, you’re searching for an alternative or supplement to your bipolar management program. This is where ketamine comes in.

Ketamine, administered intravenously, offers a transformative approach to managing the challenges of Bipolar Disorder. At Innovative Psychedelics, our experienced team is dedicated to crafting personalized treatment plans that harness the therapeutic potential of ketamine. We prioritize safety and monitoring to create a supportive environment for your mental health journey. Choose Innovative Psychedelics in Chicago and Downers Grove for cutting-edge Bipolar Disorder therapy that focuses on your unique needs. Take the first step towards achieving emotional balance and well-being—schedule your consultation today.

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Bipolar Disorder Treatment Protocol

Clinical trials have consistently shown a 70-75% success rate with this approach. At Innovative Psychedelics, we have seen a 75-80% patient success rate.


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Initial Treatment Series

Bipolar disorder treatment begins with six IV ketamine infusions over a two-week period.

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Scheduled Infusions

Infusion appointments last 45–55 minutes. Total appointment time including pre-infusion and recovery will be approximately 90 minutes.

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Maintenance infusions are recommended once per month after your initial series of six infusions. We recommended maintenance infusions for one year post treatment.

Preparing for Your Appointment

Wear loose, comfortable clothing and arrive at your appointment in a good mental state with an open mind. Ketamine may cause nausea, so patients are pre-treated with (Zofran) prior to infusion. Plan to eat something light at least two hours prior to your infusion, but avoid a large meal right before your visit.


What to Expect

Most bipolar disorder patients find the ketamine infusion experience to be pleasant. Our treatment rooms are private and serene. Upon check in, we will take you to a room and place cardiac monitors on your chest. You will be offered a clean blanket and noise cancelling headphones to wear during treatment.

Patients typically do not go to sleep with this dose of ketamine, however you will go into a dream-like state (between dreaming and being awake, where you can control the dream). The infusion for mood disorders generally lasts about 45 minutes, but allow around 90 minutes for your appointment to account for preparation and recovery.

Most effects of the medicine will wear off within minutes after the infusion, but you may feel more tired than usual for a few hours following your visit. Ketamine is generally well-tolerated, but if any side effects are encountered, such as visual disturbances or elevated blood pressure, our staff will quickly give IV medication to counteract them.