Ketamine clinical trials at University of California Health
1 research study open to eligible people
Low-Dose Intravenous Ketamine for Adolescents With Depression and Suicidal Ideation in the Emergency Department
open to eligible people ages 12-18
The goal of this study is to test whether a single low-dose of IV ketamine given in the emergency department to adolescents with treatment-resistant depression and suicidal ideation can reduce depression symptoms and suicidal thoughts compared to placebo. Participants will complete depression scales at baseline, and 1 hour, 3 hours, 1 day, 3 days, and 7 days after receiving the treatment.