Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is a general anesthetic. It is used in major surgical procedures. It allows the procedures to be carried out without pain and distress. This injection is used in a hospital setting only.

Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection causes loss of consciousness which is reversible. It is administered by a doctor or a nurse in a hospital or clinal setting. You should not self-administer this medicine at home.

The most common side effects include rash, nausea, or vomiting. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from severe heart disease or had a stroke recently or suffered serious head or brain injury. It is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Also, inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any known allergy to this injection before the start of the procedure. Driving should not be done as Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection may cause sleepiness and may impair your ability to think or react. It is also advised not to operate machinery because of these effects.

Uses of Ketamine Hydrochloride Injection

Benefits of Ketamine Hydrochloride Injection

In General Anaesthesia

Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is a general anesthetic. It is used to induce a reversible loss of sensation and consciousness during major surgeries in a hospital setting by a specialised doctor known as an anaesthetist. It is generally very safe, works quite quickly and will allow carrying out of the procedure without causing pain and distress.

Side effects of Ketamine Hydrochloride Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ketamine Hydrochloride

  • Rash
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Agitation
  • Nightmare
  • Abnormal behavior
  • Double vision
  • Hallucination
  • Increased respiratory rate
  • High blood pressure
  • Confusion
  • Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
  • Muscle coordination impaired
  • Tonic-clonic seizures
  • Tachycardia

How to use Ketamine Hydrochloride Injection

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

How Ketamine Hydrochloride Injection works

Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is a general anaesthetic. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness. This allows surgical procedures to be carried out without pain and distress.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is given as an injection into veins or muscles under the supervision of o doctor only.
  • It is suggested not to eat or drink anything up to six hours before the treatment.
  • Your doctor will monitor you regularly for blood pressure, pulse rate and heartbeat during the treatment.
  • It makes you feel sleepy. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cyclohexanone derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Patient Concerns

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I am suffering from depression I have read about ketamine as it helps in depression should I go for it.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Ketamine is not a treatment for depression. Please consult a psychiatrist in person for assessment and advice on treatment.
Doctor suggested me Nalbuphine hydrochloride for my chest pain bt its not availble here Is nalfy can b used as its subsitution?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
please refer to General Physician about the same
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FAQs

Q. Is Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection addictive?

Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection addiction can occur if the drug is taken multiple times and may develop either a mental or physical dependence on the drug effects

Q. Is Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection an opiate/ narcotic/ stimulant/ controlled substance/ barbiturate?

No. Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is a general anaesthetic and a controlled substance. It is not an opiate, barbiturate narcotic or stimulant

Q. Is Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection safe?

Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection dangerous?

Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection is dangerous if taken at high doses

Q. Does Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection make you lose weight?

Yes. Ketamine Hydrochloride 50mg Injection can cause loss of appetite and weight loss.

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References

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Country of Origin: India

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