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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 is the definition or description of: Ketalar (ketamine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Ketalar (ketamine) allergy?

Where should you put: Where should you put your medication when you're going on a plane? ...Read more

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Can I take metoclopramide to combat ketamine nausea? Have ketalar prescribed but get nauseous, is it dangerous to mix the two? Both are NMDA agonists. TY

Can I take metoclopramide to combat ketamine nausea? Have ketalar prescribed but get nauseous, is it dangerous to mix the two? Both are NMDA agonists. TY

No interactions: A search of the literature reveals no reports of interactions between those two medications. However, both can cause sedation in some people, so common sense would dictate to be careful using them at the same time. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is known about the use of ketamine in treatment of depression? Would it be a good maintenance medication, or more for severe depressive episodes?

What is known about the use of ketamine in treatment of depression? Would it be a good maintenance medication, or more for severe depressive episodes?

Ketamine ; MDD: Some studies are available showing that IV ketamine given in highly specialized clinics can offer rapid relief in severe, treatment-resistant depression, such as: http://tinyurl. Com/l76qma8 however, problems remain in that the beneficial results may not last more than a few days. Some cities have such clinics. It would not be a maintenance medication that someone could use at home. ...Read more

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I have psychotic depression and no medication is helping me. I need ketamine but doctors are not prescribing in Australia. Can I visit USA to get it?

I have psychotic depression and no medication is helping me. I need ketamine but doctors are not prescribing in Australia. Can I visit USA to get it?

Not Rx of Choice: Ketamine is not the treatment of choice for psychotic depression.. There may be some experimental studies using Ketamine but you should be treated by the usual medications as well as considering combining with psychotherapy Sometimes hospitalization is needed for more intensive treatment ...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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"is ketamine injections safe to take for pain? Any serious drug interactions or allergic reactions? "

"is ketamine injections safe to take for pain? Any serious drug interactions or allergic reactions? "

Depends: Ketamine has a number of uses. Its most common is as an intravenous analgesic. It is almost never used by itself because may cause hallucinations, nightmares and dysphoric reactions. It also increases blood pressure, causes nausea and has other side effects. ...Read more

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One of our players was prescribed topical ketamine 10% in a compounded cream. Is possibility of positive drug screen? If so, for how long?

One of our players was prescribed topical ketamine 10% in a compounded cream. Is possibility of positive drug screen? If so, for how long?

Wow: It can only be found if specialized test for that are used. Standard drug screens do not test for it. However, this sounds very unusual... I strongly suggest a second opinion from a sports medicine orthopedic md. ...Read more

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Is ketamine a viable anti-depressant drug therapy? Vfhjr.

Is ketamine a viable anti-depressant drug therapy? Vfhjr.

Ketamine: Ketamine offers very interesting possibilities for depressed patients who don't respond to standard therapies. It does induce dissociation and sometimes hallucinations, but in some there's an antidepressant effect that lasts for several hours/days after those are gone. Some drawbacks: can be liver damage; it must be given IV in a controlled setting; effects may wear off. All is being studied. ...Read more

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I'm taking 300mg of bupropion hydrochloride for depression, how will it mix withrecreational drugs like cocaine or ketamine?

I'm taking 300mg of bupropion hydrochloride for depression, how will it mix withrecreational drugs like cocaine or ketamine?

You could die: Wellbutrin (bupropion) and those drugs could cause a high blood pressure crisis that could cause a stroke, heart attack or death even in young people. Realize that ketamine and Cocaine are not recreational. They are dangerous and should not be played with. ...Read more

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I'm taking 300mg of bupropion hydrochloride for depression, how will it mix with recreational drugs like cocaine or ketamine?

I'm taking 300mg of bupropion hydrochloride for depression, how will it mix with recreational drugs like cocaine or ketamine?

Bad Mixture: I am more concerned about mixing Cocaine and ketamine with your depression. In persons suffering from depression, recreational drug or alcohol use is not recommended. Bupropion and Cocaine lower a person's seizure threshold increasing one's risk of having a seizure. When using Cocaine and/or ketamine, one is less likely to make healthy lifestyle choices further worsening the depression. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous take drugs (amphetamine or ketamine) and anti-depression (sertraline)? Sometimes with alcohol. What can happen?

Is it dangerous take drugs (amphetamine or ketamine) and anti-depression (sertraline)? Sometimes with alcohol. What can happen?

Very dangerous: It is very dangerous to take street drugs with sertraline. One example is that amphetamines can sometimes make it easier for a person to have a seizure and this can become even easier when you combine them with sertraline. Many other possible drug interactions can occur and alcohol can worsen them. One question is what is causing you to take amphetamines and ketamine? Please seek help for this. ...Read more

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What is ketamine?

What is ketamine?

Anesthetic: Ketamine is an anesthetic drug that has multiple uses including inducing general anesthesia, decreasing pain after surgery and mild sedation. One of the significant side-effects is that it can cause hallucinations ("bad trips") after surgery. ...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 makes someone crave ketamine?

What makes someone crave ketamine?

Addiction: Ketamine causes dysphoria, analgesia and sedation. It is an NMDA antagonist and may have antidepressant effects. Just like with any other medication there is a always a potential for addiction and craving. ...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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How long does ketamine stay in your system?

How long does ketamine stay in your system?

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 normal doses last 1-2 hours. In your system much longer. ...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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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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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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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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What are the effects of ketamine when insuffilared/sniffed?

What are the effects of ketamine when insuffilared/sniffed?

Not good!: Ketamine is a very potent analgesic/anesthetic agent. Intranasal use is not recommended. In low doses, ketamine causes sedation, decreased sensation to pain and increased salivation. In higher doses, it can cause hallucinations and increased blood pressure and heart rate. Ketamine is NOT used outside of a medical setting...Do NOT use at home! ...Read more

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What does it feel like to be on ketamine? Do you feel anything?

What does it feel like to be on ketamine? Do you feel anything?

Dissociated: The effect of ketamine depends on the dose. It is used for general anesthesia and at these doses you would not feel anything and would be unconscious. Ketamine is also used to treat pain and at these lower doses, ketamine creates a state in which the person is dissociated from the body and external reality, it is often given with sedatives with amnesia properties to prevent possible hallucinations ...Read more

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Is acepromazine like ketamine?

Is acepromazine like ketamine?

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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