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Ketamine

Ketamine is a club drug. This and similar drugs are often used by young person's when they are out partying. Ketamine is a psychoactive, individuals who hang out at bars or attend raves or trances may use Ketamine to heighten their experience. Other drugs of this type include GHB, also known as the rape drug, propanal and ecstasy.

Ketamine is actually an anesthetic used by veterinarians to reduce pain and distress in animals when they are medically treated. Humans have hijacked it for personal and recreational use. It can be taken in pill, powder or liquid form. The feelings that a person will experience when taking Ketamine, are similar to those who use PCP. Individuals may feel detached from their own bodies and what they see and the things that they hear are distorted. A person who attends raves, parties or trances may want to experience hallucinations and drugs such as Ketamine help them achieve that.

If enough of the drug is taken, individuals will begin to feel like they are in a dream-like state. They might even forget their entire experience. Persons who take Ketamine on a regular basis can become dependent on it. This simply means that they will need higher quantities of the drug in order to get high. They may also begin to crave it when they are not using.

Many people when they do use Ketamine, may use it for days at a time, for example during a rave which may last a few days. It is possible to fatally overdose on Ketamine. This is due to how the drug affects the respiratory system. Individuals may also experience heightened blood pressure and problems with motor functions.

Individuals addicted to Ketamine will likely go through some type of cognitive behavioral therapy where the drug abuse counselor will try to get the patient to modify their behaviors to avoid using the drug. This might include staying away from people and places where the drugs are used and uncovering what might lead people to take the drug and then abuse it in the first place.

Ketamine Addiction

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

What is A Ketamine Addiction?

Ketamine is a general anesthetic that can be administered to both human beings and animals. It is, however, used primarily by veterinarians to tranquilize animals, though some people use it recreationally. It is especially popular amongst those who attend raves.

Signs of Ketamine Addiction

A person with an addiction to Ketamine may spend a lot of money supporting their habit and purchasing Special K (Ketamin...

Ketamine Basics

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

Ketamine is an anesthetic given for animals often before they are operated on. It is typically not prescribed for human beings. However, some people do abuse it even though it's not lawful to even use. Ketamine is illegal and is a schedule three drug and persons who are found to be in possession of it will face federal charges.

Ketamine can be taken a number of ways. Individuals can snort it, take it orally or inject it into their muscles. Short-term effects of ketamine inc...

Ketamine Dangers

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

There are a number of associated dangers with Keatmine use. Ketamine can cause depression, memory loss and cognitive problems. It can also be used by predators to rape unsuspecting persons. A person may not be able to remember what has happened to them while high on Ketamine. Therefore, an individual may be raped and not even remember what has happened to them. The drug also has a dissociative effect, which means that a person will feel like their mind is separated from their body. This...

Ketamine Dosage

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

The dosage amounts of ketamine will differ based on how it is taken. Ketamine can be injected in to the muscles, snorted or taken orally. For recreational use, individuals usually consume it in one of the above manners and take between 30 and 300 mg. If it is snorted the user often takes somewhere in the range of 15 and 200 mg. When it is injected into the muscles, users typically take between 25 and 125 mg. When it is consumed orally, users take between 75 and 300 mg. When the drug is ...

Ketamine Mixing

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

It is never a good idea to mix drugs. The potential for a negative interaction, overdose and death are just too great to take such a risk. Below, we will be taking a look at the effects of taking Ketamine with a number of different drugs and substances.

The Dangers of Mixing Ketamine with Alcohol

Mixing ketamine and alcohol can lead to death if high enough amounts of both are consumed.

The Dangers of Mixing Ketami...

Ketamine Testing

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

While Ketamine can be detected by drug tests, most companies will not request for it to be. It is not one of the major drugs and so is not included in the standard urine test. In order to determine whether or not a person has been using Ketamine, a special laboratory must process the test.

Because the more drugs that are tested in a pre-employment drug screening increases the cost, many companies will not have lesser known or abused drugs tested for. As a result, drugs su...

Ketamine Effects

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

Individuals that take Ketamine generally do so to experience hallucinations and altered perceptions. The drug is often taken while partying, in clubs and during raves. Generally, getting high for these persons allows them to experience heightened sensations and to see things that aren't there, essentially having an out-of-body experience. Some people enjoy this quite a bit.

Besides the effects just mentioned, individuals may also begin to move around robotically, their se...

Ketamine Q & A

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

Is it Possible to Overdose on Ketamine?

Ketamine is mostly used as an animal anesthetic or tranquilizer. Though it can be used by humans for medical purposes, it hardly ever is prescribed for such purposes. Ketamine is given to animals to put them to sleep before they are treated by a veterinarian. In human beings, the drug has psychedelic effects. However, if too much is used, it can cause a number of negative side effects, including unconsciousness. An overdose can also lead ...

Ketamine Legal Issues

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

Ketamine is illegal in the United States. It is a schedule three drug and anyone that is in possession of it without proper licensing or without having a prescription for it can be charged with illegal possession on a Federal level.

In other countries the laws that govern Ketamine use and possession will likely differ from the United States. It is a good idea to study the law in your particular country if you live outside of the United States to determine whether or not Keta...

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