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A healthcare provider may administer ketamine hydrochloride (Ketalar®) as a general anesthetic before a medical procedure. It is injected intravenously (into a vein) or intramuscularly (into a muscle).
This anesthetic may not be safe for everyone. Before receiving ketamine, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other medications you are taking, your alcohol consumption, and any other medical issues you may have.
(Click Ketamine for more information about how this anesthetic works, what side effects to look out for, and when and how it is administered. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on ketamine.)
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