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Ketamine Hydrochloride

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Ketamine Hydrochloride

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Respiratory depression may occur with overdosage or too rapid a rate of administration of ketamine, in which case supportive ventilation should be employed. Mechanical support of respiration is preferred to administration of analeptics.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Ketamine is contraindicated in those in whom a significant elevation of blood pressure would constitute a serious hazard and in those who have shown hypersensitivity to the drug.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/23/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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