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Precautions and Warnings With Ketamine

Who Should Not Receive Ketamine?

You should not receive ketamine if you:
  • Are allergic to it, Ketalar, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have a condition in which a large increase in blood pressure would be especially dangerous.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which ketamine should not be used, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before receiving this anesthetic. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with ketamine that may apply to you.
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