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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
16 years experience in Anesthesiology
Anesthetic: Ketamine is an anesthetic drug that has multiple uses including inducing general anesthesia, decreasing pain after surgery and mild sedation. One of t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alla Tamarkin
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
Dissociative agent: Ketamine works on numerous receptors in your body inducing a trancelike state characterized by analgesia, amnesia, and sedation. Depending on the dos ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
16 years experience in Anesthesiology
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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
34 years experience in Anesthesiology
Addiction: Ketamine causes dysphoria, analgesia and sedation. It is an NMDA antagonist and may have antidepressant effects. Just like with any other medication t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No: If you are healthy and ketamine is administered by a licensed professional, esp. an anesthesiologist, it is safe, if self-administered yes it is dange ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience in Anesthesiology
Ketamine: Are you seeking answers to your body's metabolism of ketamine or are you asking joe to make ketamine ?
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience in Anesthesiology
Worried: Why are there so many questions like this on health tap? This is a controlled anesthesia drug! very dangerous in untrained hands. Sedation in norm ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Khokhar
34 years experience in Anesthesiology
Ketamine: it is anagesic in small doses but large doses it act as gernal anesthesia.It can threated life depending upon dose
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
Unconsciousness: Ketamine can cause unconsciousness, salivation, decrease pain sensation, dissociative hypnotic states, hallucinations, etc.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in 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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