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Can ketamine cause blood in seaman?

Can ketamine cause blood in seaman?

No obvious reason: Blood in your semen needs to be evaluated. I cannot think of any association between ketamine administration and blood in semen (short of having received it related to a procedure on your genitourinary tract). ...Read more

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Ketamine (Definition)

Ketamine is an anesthetic sedative which is a ...Read more


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Does ketamine cause glutamate rebound?

Unlikely: With long term usage (like michaeljackson) it could be possible that the receptors would upregulate (increase innumber) and thus rebound. ...Read more

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What evidence exists on long-term damage to the central nervous system caused by ketamine (street name k) use?

What evidence exists on long-term damage to the central nervous system caused by ketamine (street name k) use?

Couple of studies: This study shows the effect in humans: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/21161184 and this one in mice http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3119682/, and changes in gene and protein expression in chronic ketamine usage. As experimentation in humans with this potentially lethal drug is not a good idea, we will likely have to depend on animal models for study. ...Read more

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My depression disappeared for only a week after I had my surgery. Could the ketamine in the anesthesia cause that?

My depression disappeared for only a week after I had my surgery. Could the ketamine in the anesthesia cause that?

May be: Ketamine is not approved for the treatment of depression though some doctors are using it for that purpose as an off label use. You may visit this site for information.
http://www. Npr. Org/sections/health-shots/2017/03/20/520169959/ketamine-for-severe-depression-how-do-you-not-offer-this-drug-to-people
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How does ketamine work?

How does ketamine work?

Dissociative agent: Ketamine works on numerous receptors in your body inducing a trancelike state characterized by analgesia, amnesia, and sedation. Depending on the dose and if other drugs are taken in combination, ketamine itself should preserve spontenous respirations and protective airway reflexes. ...Read more

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What can ketamine do to you?

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What can ketamine do to you?

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 regional pain syndrome.
Ketamine should only be prescribed by physicians who can deal with possible airway complications. Ketamine can cause hallucinations. Ketamine can be used to induce general anesthesia. ...Read more

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What are some effects of the drug ketamine?

What are some effects of the drug ketamine?

Unconsciousness: Ketamine can cause unconsciousness, salivation, decrease pain sensation, dissociative hypnotic states, hallucinations, etc. ...Read more

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Any other destressing medicine than ketamine?

Any other destressing medicine than ketamine?

Ketamine distress: When a person has an adverse reaction to ketamine there is no other generally prescribed medication that compares.

What's more, the ketamine can take a few hours to wear off if the dose given was high enough. ...Read more

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What would you say are medical uses for ketamine?

What would you say are medical uses for ketamine?

Anesthetic: Ketamine is an intravenous anesthetic. It can also be used in low doses for sedation and analgesia (pain relief). ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm going to have a ketamine?

Why: Why are they using ketamine is the more important question.
There aer many alternative drugs that can be used. ...Read more

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Can you ingest ketamine in capsule?

Can you ingest ketamine in capsule?

You can, but: Studies in frequent recreational ketamine users have shown impairments in working memory, episodic memory and aspects of executive function, plus less psychological well-being. Http://tinyurl. Com/mncuoqr delusional and dissociative symptoms were also found -- lower dose may avoid these issues. There is a compounded form of oral ketamine used in hospice patients: http://tinyurl. Com/luukzxd. ...Read more

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Are acepromazine and ketamine similar?

Are acepromazine and ketamine similar?

No: Acepromazine and ketamine can both be used as animal anesthetics, but they are not the same drug. Ketamine is a nonbarbiturate anesthetic, and acepromazine is a phenothiazine related to thorazine (chlorpromazine) (the first human antipsychotic agent discovered). Sometimes veterinarians may use the 2 of these drugs together. ...Read more

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Any reason why am I resistant to ketamine?

Reasons: Some people are just more tolerant of a certain class of drug. There are many other choices for sedation. ...Read more

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Does ketamine have anxiolytic properties?

Does ketamine have anxiolytic properties?

I don't believe so: I was only able to find that it can cause anxiety. I couldn't find any reference to it alleviating anxiety, unlike it's reported effects on alleviating treatment resistant depression when properly prescribed and administered. ...Read more

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What would doctors prescribe ketamine for?

What would doctors prescribe ketamine for?

Ketamine: In oral small doses it can be used for some types of chronic pain. Its is usually prescribed with a benzodiazipine like Ativan (lorazepam) because ketamine can cause vivid nightmares. Its also used in intravenous anesthetics in the hospital setting. ...Read more

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Any allergic reaction to ketalar (ketamine)?

Any allergic reaction to ketalar (ketamine)?

Agitation,: Hallucinations in some, flushing, increased heart rate are common side effects. All drugs can cause allergic reactions in rare circumstances including rash, hives, swelling of the tongue, difficulty breathing and death. ...Read more

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What are the effects of combining ketamine and haloperidol?

What are the effects of combining ketamine and haloperidol?

Sedation: They both have sedation as a side effect. Taking both at once increases the sedation. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of ketamine on the nervous system?

What are the negative effects of ketamine on the nervous system?

Don't try it at home: Ketamine acts as an anesthetic that causes sedation and can put you to sleep. It acts on the cortex and other brain structures. Acting through the brain it can cause depressed breathing, low blood pressure, heart rhythm problems, confusion, hallucinations, jerky muscle movements. It wipes out recent memory. If not administered by a skilled doctor it can be fatal ...Read more

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What amount ketamine would make you floaty enough to fall off a bridge?

What amount ketamine would make you floaty enough to fall off a bridge?

Unpredictable: Ketamine is controlled substance and should only be used in safe setting by qualified professionals. Answered this because "waiting a while" indicator. Doubt you will get more specific answer, sorry. ...Read more

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For what length of time does coke, molly, and ketamine stay in your system?

For what length of time does coke, molly, and ketamine stay in your system?

You are playing with: Fire. Taking drugs is dangerous. Don't try to fool yourself by trying to figure out how to hide the impact on drug tests for work testing. It is not the way to get control. Reach out to a psychologist who specializes in drug addictions. Go to AA, CA or NA meetings or go to a hospital detox don't wait until the addictions destroy your life. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the negative effects of ketamine on the nervous system?

I was wondering what are the negative effects of ketamine on the nervous system?

Several potential: The primary CNS action of ketamine appears to be a non-competitive block of n-methyl-d-aspartate receptors. High incidence of adverse side effects, including anxiety, chest pain, palpitations, agitation, rhabdomyolysis, flashbacks, delirium, dystonia, psychosis, schizophenic-like symptoms, dizziness, vomiting, seizures, and paranoia. ...Read more

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Ketamine 20%, lidocaine 5%, and diclofenac 5%, is it okay to take these together?

Ketamine 20%, lidocaine 5%, and diclofenac 5%, is it okay to take these together?

Not really: Ketamine is a controlled substance and therefore it should only be taken as prescribed by md. Lidocaine 5% is the highest concentration and it can cause many problems when taken without md direction. Diclofenac 5% is an anti inflammatory. ...Read more

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What amount of anesthetic (ketamine) can be used to knock someone out without harming them?

What amount of anesthetic (ketamine) can be used to knock someone out without harming them?

Ketamine is: A pretty safe drug, it supports your respiration and blood pressure. The dosage depends if it is given intravenous or intramuscular. There are psychological effects that can be minimized with benzodiazepines ...Read more

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Ketamine coma helps to "reset the nervous system". Is there ways to do this without ketamine?

Ketamine coma helps to "reset the nervous system". Is there ways to do this without ketamine?

Animals only: Ketamine causes major psychological reaction when the patient tries to wake up. We try not to use it in people anymore. It is good with animals who do not react the same way. The brain resets itself if given time and good support. Medication for "coma" is used to keep the patient stable during the recovery process. ...Read more

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Are there any long term side effects from topical ketamine/lidocaine? What would happen if overdose?

Are there any long term side effects from topical ketamine/lidocaine? What would happen if overdose?

Hard to: Overdose on topicals. Long term side effects of topical ketamine are minimal if any at all. Great old drug for neuropathic pain or for opiod tolerant patients. ...Read more

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How much is ketamine treatment in USA for a visitor? I can't pay much. In Australia it's $150 per injection. I can afford much less say $50.

Depends: Ketamine can only be prescribed by a doctor and it requires a special license to write for it. Ketamine treatments cost usually hundreds of dollars in USA (from 400$ to 1500$/treatment). There is no standard price! ...Read more

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I am seeking local ketamine treatment for my friend who does not want to travel far. None is advertised here in Central FL (32159). How to find it?

It depends: On why one is getting Ketamine treatment. Usually contacting a specialist in the appropriate specialty or the state medical society can give you the answer. ...Read more

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Which parts of the brain are affected by ketamine?

Which parts of the brain are affected by ketamine?

Ketamine: Is a NMDA receptor antagonist as potential analgesics in the management of chronic pain. It inhibits a neural communication between the thalamus and the cerebral cortex as a general anesthetic agent. Long-term abuse can lead to paranoia, depression and in high doses can cause unconsciousness and death. ...Read more

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Which parts of the brain are affected by ketamine?

Which parts of the brain are affected by ketamine?

Ketamine: Ketamine acts on NMDA receptor)N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptors). They are present throughout the cerebral cortex and are also present in the hippocampus. However, its known that glutamate receptors are diffusely present throughout at least half of all neural tissue. ...Read more

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Is occasional ketamine use dangerous?

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 dangerous. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm going to have a ketamine?

What to do if I'm going to have a ketamine?

Ketamine: Is utilize as a dissociative anesthetic depending on the procedure that they are going to perform only an anesthesiologist should administer this medication. The place where you are having the procedure done should have resus=citation equipment. Ketamine as a recreational drug is a very dangerous drug it can cause seizures and you can chock with your saliva, don't do it. ...Read more

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Please tell me recommendations for ketamine?

Please tell me recommendations for ketamine?

Excellent anesthetic: Ketamine is a special type of anesthetic called dissociative. When administered you remain " awake" but have remarkable analgesia. It is good in special situations where general may be to dangerous like a leg trauma with blood loss, severe as, often seen in battle field since the analgesia is so great. It is possible to od and causes nightmares so recovery should be done in a quite calm area. ...Read more

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Is ketamine something people can easily od on?

Agree w Dr. Nguyen: Ketamine can be used safely in a monitored hospital setting. Using it recreationally is extremely dangerous. ...Read more

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Ketalar (Definition)

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Constipation (Definition)

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