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Medicine For Ketamine Overdose
"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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any long term side effects from topical ketamine/lidocaine? What would happen if overdose?
Ketamine: No- have not heard of this.Get a more detailed answer ›
One of our players was prescribed topical ketamine 10% in a compounded cream. Is possibility of positive drug screen? If so , for how long?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im taking 300mg of bupropion hydrochloride for depression , how will it mix withrecreational drugs like cocaine or ketamine?
Im 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any doctors here that are located in PA or Maryland that legally prescribe ketamine or some other nmda drugs for severe depression?
While You Might: find a doctor on HealthTap that does this treatment, this is not something that any HealthTap doctor can prescribe for you without an office visit and a full work-up since it is a controlled substance. Look for a psychiatrist that in your area or ask you primary care MD for a referral (or insurance company) for better luck in finding someone to help. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer