Dr. Bobby Wunnava, MD, MBA started Pain and Wellness Solutions of the Carolinas (PWSC) in South Durham, by the Southpoint Mall, and our ketamine infusion program for depression, pain syndromes, and other psychiatric conditions is up and running. Ketamine is an antagonist of the NMDA receptor and may have effectiveness in treatment of refractory depression, OCD, PTSD, curbing opioid use, and acute and chronic pain syndromes. Dr. Wunnava is board certified in pain management and anesthesiology and oversees the program.
Information for Patient
Nothing to eat after midnight the night before your infusion.
Please take your usual medications with a sip of water. Please skip any benzodiazepines like alprazolam, lorazepam, clonazepam, diazepam.
You may drink CLEAR liquids up to two hours before you arrive in the clinic.
Please wear loose fitting and comfortable clothes.
We avoid having patients use the restroom during their infusion. Please use the restroom before your infusion and right afterwards. We have urinals for men and women to use, if need be.
Please bring a driver with you. Your driver or responsible adult will need to stay during the infusion unless the PWSC staff deems that this person may leave for short periods of time.