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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
16 years experience Anesthesiology
To help with pain: Ketamine infusion can be used in the operating room during surgery to decrease the need for narcotics after surgery. It can also be used for complex r ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
2 nd opinion: Find another physician neurosurgeon or spine surgeon to get 2 nd opinion.
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
See Spine Specialist: I would recommend seeing a true spine specialist to make sure all avenues of care have not been addressed already. Its not that the ketamine infusion ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Keep calling: Since ketamine infusions are considered ‘experimental’ by insurance companies, you would be required to pay for infusions. While 30k sounds very high, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If this is chronic-: -pain syndrome, it needs early treatment, so it does not become a chronic regional pain syndrome, which is very hard to treat.nerve blocks R usually s ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
RSD: Sounds like you are pretty desperate. You really do not know how well it will work until you try it. If it is of no benefit you can turn it off.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure : These are serious medications with my r serious complications this is a question of management for your doctor and you
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Khokhar
34 years experience Anesthesiology
Ketamine: it is anagesic in small doses but large doses it act as gernal anesthesia.It can threated life depending upon dose
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Excellent anesthetic: Ketamine is a special type of anesthetic called dissociative. When administered you remain " awake" but have remarkable analgesia. It is good in speci ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Rawls
34 years experience Anesthesiology
Not good!: Ketamine is a very potent analgesic/anesthetic agent. Intranasal use is not recommended. In low doses, ketamine causes sedation, decreased sensation ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: Acepromazine and ketamine can both be used as animal anesthetics, but they are not the same drug. Ketamine is a nonbarbiturate anesthetic, and acepro ... Read More

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