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Ketalar: Solution for injection (100mg)

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What is this Medicine?

Ketamine (KEE ta meen) is an anesthetic. It is used to produce sleep before and during surgery.

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Ketalar 100mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 615700585
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
General Anesthesia Induction, General Anesthesia Maintenance

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Status Asthmaticus, Severe Pain, Acute Bronchospasm, Sedation Induction

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Ketalar 100mg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Ketalar 100mg/ml Solution for Injection

Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Hallucinations Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Delirium Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nightmares Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Ketalar 100mg/ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Ketalar 100mg/ml Solution for Injection(Ketamine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Ketamine Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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