Ketamine is a drug of the hallucinogenic category that is often used by young persons. For human beings and animals, it is also used as anaesthetic.
A Ketamine addict is not likely to live a normal life and as soon as they have made the change from occasional usage to addiction, they no longer feel connected to the things around them.
At this stage, their speaking power and memory is affected badly and they become cognitively impaired.
You are addicted to Ketamine if you show these signs:
To overthrow Ketamine dependence, support is a necessity. Alterations in the brain caused by Ketamine makes people unable to quit the drug by themselves, producing a strong mental dependence.
Over eagerness to use again
Paying more money
Requiring higher doses due to tolerance
Ignoring family and friends
To get over Ketamine dependence, having qualified support is a necessity. The treatment can balance out the brain chemicals, which make it easy to start a mental recovery process.
What Is Ketamine
Although it has been regularly abused for recreational purposes, Ketamine which also goes by names such as Special K, Kit Kat, Dorothy and Vitamin K is actually an anaesthetic intended for animals. Young persons are principal consumers in the nightlife culture.
Schedule III controlled substances is the classification of Ketamine, the same as Codeine and Anabolic Steroids.
Psychological dependence is very common with this kind of controlled substance although physical dependence may also occur.
A Ketamine user will always need higher doses soon after starting to use since tolerance for the drug is built up rather quickly and the drug's effects only last for a short period.
Acquiring this drug without a valid prescription is illegal.
Produced in liquid form, Ketamine can be used as an injection; as an off-white or white powder, snorted; or it can also be used as a pill. Ketamine used as date assault because of it scentless and colourless nature, cannot be identified in beverages by victims and results in a rape case.
Effects Of Abusing Ketamine
Ketamine decreases the sensations of the body because of its sedative function, that also produces hallucinogenic deliriums. Typically, the feeling lasts for less than 60 minutes. Ketamine can also cause what is known as the K-hole which has been described as an out-of-body experience, and this is most commonly seen when high doses of the drug are introduced intravenously.
Sedative effects of the drug can result in serious danger for users of this drug because of a numb feeling.
Ketamine effects are unpredictable, so overdosing it accidentally is easy. When Ketamine is mixed with alcohol or other drugs, the risk of suffering an overdose is very high even when only small amounts of the drug are used. Being a tranquilizer, a user can completely lose mobility. Most of the people who've died from Ketamine overdose, died as a result of respiratory failure.
Mixing Ketamine With Other Drugs
The negative effects of Ketamine can be amplified when the drug is mixed with others, a very common practice. Ketamine's liquid state can be effortlessly blended and added into liquor beverages, weed and tobacco products. Ketamine is highly depressant so blending it with liquor or any other depressants is very hazardous.
When Ketamine is used with various depressants, it badly affects and decreases the heart rate as well as affecting the respiratory system.
Ketamine's powder form can be easily mixed with other powdered drugs and produced into a capsule or pill. Considering that MDMA is used as a stimulant, while Ketamine is a depressant, it is risky to mix these drugs. Ketamine is also commonly combined with several other drugs, namely DMT, LSD, and other psychedelics.