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TMS Safety

TMS Safety

TMS Safety

  • Treatment with TMS Therapy caused few side effects and was generally well tolerated by patients.
  • The most common side effect reported during clinical trials was pain or discomfort at or near the treatment site
  • Side effects are generally mild to moderate and do not occur for most patients after the first week of treatment. They can include headache, toothaches, facial pain and muscle twitches.
  • Avoids the systemic side effects typically associated with antidepressant medications
  • No adverse effect on cognition, concentration or memory.
  • There is a low risk of seizure with TMS Therapy. The estimated risk of seizure under ordinary clinical use is approximately 1 in 30,000 treatments (0.003% of treatments) or 1 in 1000 patients (0.1% of patients).
  • TMS Therapy should not be used with patients who have non-removable conductive metal in or near the head.