Side effect(s) of Ketamine

Review the side-effects of Ketamine as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

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

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

- Nausea, vomiting and increased saliva.

- Respiratory depression.

- Night blindness and increased eye pressure/tears.

- Rash and pain at injection site.

- Urinary bladder inflammation.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Ketamine

Ketamine(Ketalar) generic is a hydrochloride salt, used as an anesthetic. It works in the brain to inhibit painful sensations.

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