General Anesthetic

Ketamine may treat:

Ketamine may prevent:

Ketamine desired effects:

  • Decreased Midbrain Organized Electrical Activity
  • Increased Epinephrine Activity
  • Decreased Cerebral Cortex Organized Electrical Activity
  • Blood Pressure Alteration
  • General Anesthesia
  • Increased Norepinephrine Activity
  • Decreased Sensory-Somatic Nervous System Organized Electrical Activity

Ketamine drug classes:

  • General Anesthetic

Ketamine pharmacologic actions:

  • Analgesics
  • Anesthetics, Dissociative
  • Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists

Ketamine mechanism of action:

  • Ionotropic Glutamate Receptor Antagonists
  • Dopamine Agonists
  • treatable

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Last updated: 10/19/2022, 7:19:44 AM