Brainsway Deep TMS Questions

Does Brainsway’s Deep TMS treatment entail any side effects or risks?

Brainsway® Deep TMS treatment has been proven safe and effective*, and has no known systemic side effects. The most common side effect is temporary, mild pain or discomfort in the area of the treatment site, which occurs during the treatment session. This typically occurs only during the first week of TMS treatment. Other side effects may include muscle twitching and jaw pain*.

How does Brainsway’s Deep TMS treatment compare with ECT?

While ECT entails electrically induced seizures, Brainsway Deep TMS therapy stimulates brain regions using brief magnetic pulses at an amplitude similar to that used in MRI systems. ECT requires anesthesia and may entail severe side effects, including memory loss, while Deep TMS therapy does not involve anesthesia, has no effects on memory, and is generally well-tolerated.

I have a patient who tried several antidepressants and had poor results – what are the chances of improvement using Brainsway Deep TMS Therapy?

Brainsway Deep TMS is effective for a wide range of depression patients, including severe, treatment resistant depression cases. The FDA has cleared Brainsway Deep TMS therapy for treating patients with depression, who tried 1-4 of antidepressants with no improvement.

What do patients usually feel during the Deep TMS treatment session?

Typically, patients hear a tapping sound and feel a tapping sensation in the head area during the TMS therapy session. To diminish the sound, the patient is provided with earplugs.

Some patients experience temporary, mild pain or discomfort in the area of the treatment site, which occurs during the treatment session. This typically occurs only during the first week of Deep TMS treatment. Other side effects may include muscle twitching and jaw pain.

For more information about Brainsway Deep TMS therapy, please contact the Deep TMS Center at 1855-200-dTMS.

Who is eligible for Brainsway’s Deep TMS therapy?

In general, our TMS therapy should not be used for patients with metal implants in or around the head (except for standard amalgam dental fillings). Please consult the Deep TMS Center at 1855-200-dTMS to verify whether your patient is eligible for Brainsway Deep TMS therapy.

Has Brainsway’s Deep TMS therapy been tested?

Brainsway Deep TMS therapy has been tested in over 60 clinical studies, for various clinical indications, in leading institutions worldwide. The FDA has cleared this Deep TMS therapy for treatment resistant depression and it is currently available in the U.S., Europe, and South America.

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