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Ketam 10mg Injection

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Composition for Ketam 10mg Injection

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Primary uses of Ketam 10mg Injection

General Anaesthesia
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Medicine Overview of Ketam Injection


Uses of Ketam Injection

Ketam 10mg Injection is used for general Anaesthesia.

Ketam Injection side effects


Nausea, Agitation, Double vision, Erythema, Vomiting, Nightmare, Abnormal dreams, Abnormal behavior, Hallucination, Generalized tonic-clonic seizure, Increased respiratory rate , Hypertonia, Increased blood pressure, Tachycardia, Confusion, Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement).


How to use Ketam Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Ketam Injection works

Ketam 10mg Injection causes a reversible loss of consciousness allowing surgery without pain and distress.

In Depth Information on Ketam Injection

Expert advice for Ketam Injection

  • Do not eat or drink for at least six hours before administration of ketamine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you have history of alcoholism, drug abuse or addiction, mental health problem, glaucoma (increased pressure in eye), porphyria (inherited disease that affects the blood), fits. 
  • Ketamine should usually be combined with a painkiller when used for an operation on the chest or abdominal organs. 
  • Do not drink alcohol at least for 24 hours after surgical procedure, as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Do not drive or operate machines at least 24 hours after surgical procedure, as ketamine may make you feel dizzy or sleepy.
  • Avoid if Patients is allergic to ketamine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if Patients is suffering from severe heart disease, who have recently suffered a stroke or serious head or brain injury
  • Avoid if Pregnant and lactating women.
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Ketam Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Ketam Injection
Ketam 10mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Ketam 10mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ketam 10mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ketam 10mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ketam 10mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Ketam 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ketam 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ketam Injection

Frequently asked questions about Ketamine

Ketam addiction can occur if the drug is taken multiple times and may develop either a mental or physical dependence on the drug effects
No. Ketam is a general anaesthetic and a controlled substance. It is not an opiate, barbiturate narcotic or stimulant
Ketam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Ketam is dangerous if taken at high doses
Yes. Ketam can cause loss of appetite and weight loss.

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