What is Ketamine?
Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic that has some hallucinogenic effects. Ketamine distorts the perception of sight and sound and makes the user feel disconnected and not in control. It is referred to as a “dissociative anesthetic hallucinogen” because it makes patients feel detached from their pain and environment.
Ketamine can induce a state of sedation (feeling calm and relaxed), immobility, relief from pain, and amnesia (no memory of events while under the influence of the drug) and is abused for the dissociative sensations and hallucinogenic effects. Ketamine has also been used to facilitate sexual assault.
Ketamine is an approved medical product as an injectable, short-acting anesthetic for use in humans and animals and as esketamine (Spravato®; the active form of the drug) as a nasal spray for treatment resistant depression.
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How is it abused?
Injected, Liquid mixed with liquids, Powder that is snorted mixed in drinks, or smoked.
What is its effects on the body?
Ketamine produces hallucinations. It distorts perceptions of sight and sound and makes the user feel disconnected and not in control.Ketamine may cause unwanted side effects such as: agitation, depression, cognitive difficulties, unconsciousness, and amnesia.Involuntarily rapid eye movement, dilated pupils, salivation, tear secretions, and stiffening of the muscles, possible nauseaHallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD) has been reported several weeks after ketamine use and may include experiencing prolonged visual disturbances.
What are its overdose effects?
An overdose can cause unconsciousness and dangerously slowed breathing.