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Ketmin is a hydrochloride salt, used as an anesthetic. It works in the brain to inhibit painful sensations.

Drug information on Ketmin (Ketamine) from Themis Medicare Ltd.


Themis Medicare Ltd.
Generic : Ketamine
10 ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Ketmin may be prescribed

Side effects of Ketmin

  Central Nervous System: Vivid dreams, hallucinations, confusion, irrational behavior and increased muscle tone.

  Heart: High blood pressure, fast/low heart rate and abnormal heart rhythm.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting and increased saliva.

  Respiratory: Respiratory depression.

  Eye: Night blindness and increased eye pressure/tears.

  Skin: Rash and pain at injection site.

  Genitourinary: Urinary bladder inflammation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: IV- 1-4.5 mg/kg as inj or infuse 1-2 mg/kg at 0.5 mg/kg/min. IM- 6.5-13 mg/kg.

How to use Ketmin?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider.

When is Ketmin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with high blood pressure and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Ketmin

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of trauma or injury, stroke, increased spinal fluid pressure, increased eye pressure, eye injury, heart diseases, uncontrolled high blood pressure, mental disorders or thyroid problems, any allergy, who is taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Ketmin

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Ketmin

Injection: Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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