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A 34-year-old female asked:

My pain consultant suggests i now try ketamine instead of my usual pain meds. what are the side effects? what will it do to my body? how does it work?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 14 years experience
Ketamine: Works on nerve processing mechanisms to decrease the chance of a process called wind-up, which is blamed on development of chronic pain.

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