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Ketamine : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol


Interaction of Ketamine with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Ketamine is a hydrochloride salt, used as an anesthetic.

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Ketamine Interactions with Food and Herbs

Grapefruit Juice:Grapefruit juice interacts with ketamine and increases the plasma drug concentration.
St.John's Wort: St. John's Wort increases the breakdown of ketamine by the body resulting in reduced effectiveness of the drug.

Ketamine Interactions with Alcohol

Taking ketamine with alcohol can cause dangerous side effects like nausea, vertigo and vomiting.
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How to Take the Medication -

Ketamine is used as an injection for anesthesia. It has also been abused by some people.
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