Ketamine

Category: Anesthetic



Ketamine Overview

Ketamine, sold under the brand name Ketalar among others, is a medication mainly used for starting and maintaining anesthesia.[17] It induces a trance-like state while providing pain relief, sedation, and memory loss.[18] Other uses include for chronic pain and for sedation in intensive care.[19][20] Heart function, breathing, and airway reflexes generally remain functional during its effects.[18] Effects typicall...

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Ketamine for Depression?

It was recommended by the members of a separate thread that one be started that directly relates to ketamine and it's use to treat depression. If anyone besides myself would like to discuss it's use as a treatment for depression, feel free to post your questions, answers and experiences here. This thread is an offshoot of a related one that discussed a treatment of Scopolamine for depression. ## thanks michael- yes, i am very interested in hearing about your experience so far with ketamine. both the iv application and the nasal route. i'm not too keen on the nasal route, but like i said, i will try that first due to cost. so, how you feeling? john ## Thanks for setting up this Discussion Michael! I hope we can share experiences here to help everyone. The cost of getting reli...

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Ketamine Changed My Life

I am a 35 year old woman who has lived with anxiety and depression most of my life. I think it is both genetic (100% of my family members have some sort of mental illness or depression) and caused by life experiences (growing up with a bipolar father and borderline mother in an unstable home). Since the age of 15, I have been on and off almost every kind of anti-depressant and other assorted drugs. Some helped, but never enough. Nothing stopped me from hitting bottom on a regular basis. I've also been in and out of therapy: most of it was pretty useless. Four years ago, I went off all meds for pregnancy and breastfeeding for about a year and a half. I was ok-ish, but not great. I ended up having to stop breastfeeding so that I could go back on meds because things got so bad. Since t...

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The 2018 Ketamine Shortage

According to the FDA, there is a current shortage of Ketamine Injections, which is administered therapeutically as anesthesia, but does have other off-label uses based on related threads here on MedsChat, so I wanted to share this information to help spread awareness to any patients who may be left wondering what happened. The shortage reportedly started on 02/16/2018, but currently remains in effect as per the FDA's website. The drug companies that were affected by this shortage recently updated their status to verify the current shortage and are listed as follows: Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 07/20/2018) Mylan Institutional (Revised 07/31/2018) Par Pharmaceutical (Revised 07/18/2018) West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 07/20/2018) Reason For Shortage: Mylan, Par and West-Ward all repo...

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ketamine medication

used for pain ## No. This is used mostly in veterinary practices and would most likely kill you... Ketamine has a high chance of respiratory failure and death ## I have used ketamine for rheumatoid arthritis many many time for joint pain. Don't tell people it will kill them, if you have no experience with the drug. Ketamine is an amazing drug and can help many people in quite a few ways. ## Ketamine is not amazing for everyone, since we are all different, and may react to it differently. The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, sedation, weight changes, and mood changes. Is there anything I can help with? ## I'll just add that Ketamine is known to cause a dissociative state or "trance...

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Looking for a dr in Kansas City to provide Ketamine

I have been dealing with treatment resistant depression and chronic pain for 5 years. I have researched Ketamine, infusions and nasal sprays, and it sounds like the answer to my prayers! My psych knows about it but doesnt prescribe it. I would love to do a clincal trial but they are all far away! i cant even find an infusion center here. Does anyone have experience with this? Thank you. ## We are doing Ketamine now at Psychiatry Associates of Kansas City and I am one of the psychiatrists doing this for treatment-resistant depression. You can call 913-385-7252 to schedule an appt. with myself Dr. Handoo. ## I have fought major depression for over 10 years. I had the treatments but the dr. that did them had already planned to retire and move to his home country. I had to have a higher dos...

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Ibogaine for Depression and Pain Management

This thread is to discuss Ibogaine as a means to treat Depression and Pain Management, including, but not limited to, anxiety, IBS, joint pain, brain fog, shortness of breath, backpain, FMS, CFS, anhedonia, sleep problems, racing thoughts, loss of libido -- symptoms which are often associated with depression. I would like to start a discussion on the subject since there is a lack of information regarding Ibogaine as a viable treatment option for Depression. Most information on the web only deals with Addiction treatment. This is an off-shoot of the thread Ketamine for Depression. You can find more information regarding my past history with depression and avenues of treatment that I've pursued in that thread (for example see post # 392 over there). Ibogaine. Ibogaine is the root bark...

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White pill with the letter k in a circle on one side and line on other

The letter k looks similar to @ but with a k. ## I really want to know the answer to this question too! The other side of mine say '75' ## Did u find out what the pill was? ## Mine have a 'swirl k' on one side and a line on the other side. I found 6 in my daughter's room and have no idea what they are. ## Hi did you ever find out what these pills were? I found myself in a similar situation to you and am desperate to know what it is. Thanks. ## Did you find out what this was? I can't find anything on it and need to know asap. ## I think it’s MDMA, otherwise known as ecstasy. A homemade pressed drug that is common in the UK. ## The correct name for this type of drug Description is; methylenedioxymethamphetamine ## How do we know if it's MDMA for sure? If ...

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Treatment resistant depression

For 40+ years I have battled bipolar illness.. been through all meds, many ect, rTMS. and clearly dealing with trd... How can I find novel treatments.. spc.. sKetamine, or possibly GLYX13,, I am in Canada but will travel to get help.. Having a MI seems to in a less than important issue, the stigma and all.. but I don't care if it doesn't keep me from treatment.. ## Just get on the web and do searches for Ketamine and the other medication you wanted to try. There are clinics popping up all over because of the efficacy of Ketamine. Big pharma and Psychiatrists hate this because it takes you off their payroll money cash flow. Thankfully what is right is right and this works. Good luck. ## Where do you live? I was told by my psychiatrist that Dr. Roger McIntyre will be doing ketamin...

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Meditator/Ketamine for depression

I will go to the states to take ketamine treatment for depression. Ketamine is probably a great pill for depression, as recent research indicated. By the way, i am searching for friends who may have the same problem and same opinion--want ketamine--in states. I already tried to commit suicide 4 times. I entered in Japanese military forces for about 6 months, I've done Shikoku Henro meditation everyday 2-8 hours. i don't exercise everyday, due to these struggles. My mind is so much better. However, I feel my limit recently. final solution is ketamine, i recognized. Why I still have heavy problem, maybe I try to juggle too much heavy stress simultaneously. these stressors make me really sick. If you are interested in my article, be my friend please? You can post back on here. {edi...

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ketamine without iv

I tried ketamine infusions twice for depression and had horrible side effects like I always do from anesthesia. I was wondering if anyone knows if there is an alternative method available yet like pill form or nasal spray. My Dr did not know. I was so optimistic this would fix my depression but am now frustrated that I can't tolerate the IV experince. I live in ohio but travel often for my job so I could potentially see a Dr in another state if anyone has suggestions. Thanks in advance. ## What side effects did you experience? Could please post back and be more specific? The side effects will not change, from one dosage form to another, in most cases, and the FDA warns that it may cause headache, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, mood changes, and weight changes. Are you on any other me...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ketamine
  • Injection: 100mg/ml, 10mg/ml, 50mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ketamine: (15 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0143-9508 Ketamine Hydrochloride 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0143-9509 Ketamine Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0409-2051 Ketamine Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-2053 Ketamine Hydrochloride 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Hospira, Inc.
  • 42023-137 Ketamine Hydrochloride 10 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Jhp Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 42023-138 Ketamine Hydrochloride 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Jhp Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 42023-139 Ketamine Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Jhp Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 52584-038 Ketamine Hydrochloride 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by General Injectables & Vaccines, Inc
  • 52584-040 Ketamine Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by General Injectables & Vaccines, Inc
  • 52584-108 Ketamine Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by General Injectables and Vaccines, Inc.
  • 54868-4399 Ketamine Hydrochloride 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 61786-348 Ketamine Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 67457-001 Ketamine Hydrochloride 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Mylan Institutional LLC
  • 67457-108 Ketamine Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Mylan Institutional LLC
  • 67457-181 Ketamine Hydrochloride 10 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Mylan Institutional LLC

Other drugs which contain Ketamine or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Ketamine for Depression?
It was recommended by the members of a separate thread that one be started that directly relates to ketamine and it'... 899 replies
Ketamine far too powerful
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ketamine medication
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ketamine infusions in TN??
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Ketamine Baclofen Cyclobenzaprine Diclofenac
Ketamine baclofen, cyclobenzaprine diclofenac cream Plus neotracin ointment ## Hello, I'm not really sure what infor... 3 replies
Ketamine Intranasal Spray Info.
The link below is to a compounding pharmacy in Atlanta, GA. I have no affiliation, association or experience with them. ... 3 replies
ketamine troches
Would like to talk to others who have been prescribed Ketamine Troches by their pain specialists. ## Is anyone having di... 2 replies
ketamine without iv
I tried ketamine infusions twice for depression and had horrible side effects like I always do from anesthesia. I was wo... 1 reply
ketamine infusion to get off fentanyl
Hi, I have tapered my fentanyl from 70mcg to 12mcg in the past 10 months. I was placed on fentanyl after an emergency sp... 1 reply






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