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Beginner’s Guide to Ketamine

by Thomas R. The Writer

You are in a hospital and you notice that the patients have some serious injuries. They are so serious that they are going to need surgery to repair the damage. You are currently in the learning stages of the types of medication used on a patient just before the actual surgery begins.

In this article, we are going to discuss everything you need to know about ketamine. If you are an aspiring doctor or who has begun the first steps of becoming a doctor, then you have come to the correct place.

What is ketamine?

Ketamine is a controlled substance that is mainly used in a hospital setting when performing surgery on a patient. The primary function of ketamine is to make you lose the sense of consciousness. It also helps to relieve pain and give you relaxation.

If you are familiar with the term anesthesia, there are slight similarities. However, it is completely different in terms of purpose and effects.

Now that you know the overall purpose of ketamine, let’s discuss the current market situation.

Where to get ketamine?

Ketamine has proven to become a popular drug that is used both medically and recreationally. There are many variations of ketamine. It can come in the crystallized form or even in a powder. According to research, the most popular form of ketamine is a powdered form.

Ketamine is being sold in the most unexpected ways possible. It can be purchased through the black market, pharmacies, and also online. As a matter of fact, online purchases have become popular in recent times. It has become incredibly easy to buy ketamine powder online.

Now that you know how ketamine is purchased, let’s discuss the positive effects and the negative effects.

 

Positive effects of ketamine:

In the earlier years of healthcare, ketamine was used as an anesthetic. As the amount of research for ketamine has progressed over the years, it has now been used for a completely different purpose.

Ketamine is now being used as a possible treatment for patients who have cases of severe depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts.

If a patient has ketamine in their system, it can rapidly reduce suicidal thoughts. It also can be effective for treating depression combined with anxiety.

When it comes to the timing of the medication to kick in, ketamine has proven to give immediate relief to these major symptoms in comparison to other forms of treatments such as therapy and antidepressants.

Negative effects of ketamine:

No matter how sophisticated a drug or medication can be, it will have side effects. Ketamine is no exception in regards to the side effects.

The kinds of side effects that ketamine could have included:

       High blood pressure - An excessive amount of ketamine can cause your blood pressure to rise dramatically which is very dangerous.

       Nausea or vomiting - Ketamine could lead to an unpleasant feeling in your abdomen.

       Impaired cognition - For example, you may think that the time is going way too fast or slow. You could also be dealing with strange stimulations such as colors, textures, and noises.

       Blurry vision - It is important to take in the correct dosage of ketamine. Otherwise, your vision could be blurry.

A major warning towards taking ketamine is that you do not want to drive immediately after using ketamine as it could potentially impair your ability to drive. The last thing you want is to cause a major accident.

Now that we covered everything you need to know about ketamine, you can begin working on controlled experiments for medical research.


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