What is Ketamine HCL Crystal Powder?
Inducing anesthesia (lack of sensation or feeling) before surgery or certain procedures that do not require skeletal muscle relaxation. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is Ketamine HCL used for?
Ketamine HCL Crystal salt/powder:
Ketamine used before surgery or a medical or dental procedure to produce loss of consciousness. May be used on its own or with another medicine. This medicine is a type of anesthetic.
Before using ketamine:
Some medical conditions may interact with ketamine. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
if you have a history of head trauma or injury, bleeding in the brain, a stroke, increased spinal fluid pressure, increased pressure in the eye, bladder or urinary problems, heart problems (eg, congestive heart failure), high blood pressure, mental or mood problems, or thyroid problems
if you have a history of alcoholism or you are intoxicated by alcohol
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with ketamine. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
Amiodarone or droxidopa because serious side effects, such as abnormal heart rhythms, may occur
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if ketamine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop,