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Ketamine

Ketamine is an anesthetic that is abused for its hallucinogenic properties. Its predominant legitimate use is as a veterinary anesthetic; however, it has been approved for use with both animals and humans. Abuse of the drug gained popularity when users discovered that it produced effects similar to those associated with PCP. Because of its anesthetic properties, ketamine also reportedly has been used by sexual predators to incapacitate their intended victims.

How Do People Use Ketamine:

In either its powder or liquid forms, ketamine is mixed with beverages or added to smokable materials such as marijuana or tobacco. As a powder the drug is snorted or pressed into tablets – often in combination with other drugs such as 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, also known as ecstasy). As a liquid, ketamine is injected; it often is injected intramuscularly. Ketamine can be fatal if it’s used with alcohol, heroin or tranquillisers.

Nicknames and Street Names for Ketamine:

  • Cat Tranquilizer
  • Cat Valium
  • Jet
  • Jet K
  • K
  • Kit Kat
  • Purple
  • Special K
  • Special La Coke
  • Super Acid
  • Super K
  • Vitamin K

Information provided above is courtesy of: https://www.dea.gov and https://www.justice.gov

Help for Quitting Ketamine in Florida

Those who are addicted to ketamine need to seek help to lower the risks of experiencing serious physical and psychological side effects of ketamine abuse. Connect with someone who can help you by calling Florida Center for Recovery at toll free: 844-989-4036.

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