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Were you looking for information about Ketamine? Ketomine is a common misspelling of ketamine.
Ketamine hydrochloride (Ketalar®) is a type of anesthetic used during certain medical procedures. Depending on the type of procedure, it can be used:
  • On its own as a general anesthetic
  • To induce anesthesia (to "put you under") before other anesthetics are administered
  • In combination with other anesthetics.


It is given as an injection into a vein or muscle. Possible side effects may include a rapid heartbeat, vision problems, and mood changes.

(To learn more, click Ketamine. This article contains detailed information on how this anesthetic works, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions to be aware of. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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