Ketamine is a general dissociative anesthetic for human and veterinary use. Its hydrochloride salt is sold as Ketanest®, Ketaset® and Ketalar®. Pharmacologically it is very similar to Dextromethorphan and phencyclidine (PCP).

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... KETAMINE (Ketalar®) reduces anxiety and tension, and promotes relaxation and sleep before surgery or other procedures. Ketamine is used before short diagnostic tests and surgical procedures and may supplement other types of general anethesia. Generic ketamine injections are available. ...
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Ketamine Systematic (IUPAC) name 2-(2-chlorophenyl)-2-methylamino ...
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