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How is ketamine given?

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  • A Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered

    Ketamine is administered by a medical professional before surgery. It is injected into a vein or muscle. Ketamine is used as an anesthetic before surgical procedures that do not require muscle relaxation. Your breathing, heart rate and blood pressure will be monitored.

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