Ketamine is a fast acting powerful general anaesthetic, given as Intravenous or Intramuscular injection, Adult Ketamine Dosage is 50mg/ml as hydrochloride in 10ml vial.
It is used in both human as well as veterinary medicine. It is also one of the most common drugs used illicitly as a recreational drug. However its use as Club drug is limited because of its anaesthetic properties at high doses.
Ketamine Chemical Composition:
It is an odorless and tasteless anesthetic, which usually causes amnesia, hence commonly used as a date rape drug
Adult dosage is 50mg/ml as ketamine hydrochloride in 10-ml vials.
Elimination Half life:
About 3-5 hr.
Ketamine is a fast acting anesthetic, it could produce severe hallucinations, near death experiences (“K-hole”), extreme fear, bad trip, severe confusion, unusual thoughts, double vision, muscle twitching, drowsiness, vomitings, nausea, etc
Ketamine is usually taken as a CLUB DRUG, it is swallowed or snorted but rarely taken through intravenous or intramuscular routes by drug abusers.
Ketamine is contraindicated in patients with high blood pressure and in patients with hypersensitivity reactions.