What is Ketamine
Ketamine is widely used as an anesthetic to bring down tension depression and gives serenity. This is a dissociative anesthetic used in human anesthesia and veterinary medicine. Ketamine drug is hallucinogen that cause a person to feel detached from reality.
What is Ketamine Used for
Ketamine is used widely for the medication proficiently in human and veterinary treatments. It is used as an anesthetic to bring down tension, depression and gives tranquility. It is also used before minor surgeries to the patients.
It is one of the drugs which come under the class which is collectively called as club drugs or dance drugs as it was prevalent in the night clubs. It is especially known as ‘Special K’.
Appearance and methods of use
Ketamine can be in the form of white powder and liquid. The powder can be formed by letting the liquid dry. The remains can be used by snorting called bumps. It can also be consumed by means of smoking and injecting. When combined with the tobacco or marijuana gives you immediate effect.
Side Effects of Ketamine
Possible side effects one might encounter by the use of ketamine are:
-Altered sensations and feelings
-Lack of appetite
Dosage of ketamine should be adequate, overdose leads to severe respiratory malfunction and heart arrest.
Before the consumption of ketamine by the patient, it should be informed to the doctor about the allergy and any head injury if faced. It is also necessary to tell the alcohol habits of you. Conceived women should not take this drug as it may affect the baby.
Ketamine addiction has been increasing in the community in the recent times among the young lads. Particularly of those who thrive in revelry in the night clubs are increasingly addicted to this habit. Ketamine users are mostly the young adults using the prescription drugs as source for recreation.