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Ketalin

Ketalin is a rapid-acting single anaesthetic agent particularly suited to short operations. Ketalin used for Inducing anesthesia before surgery
Product Molecule
Ketalin Injectables
Ketamine, Benzalkonium Chloride
Indications
General : Ketalin can be used as : A single anaesthetic agent; particularly suited to short operations. with repeated injections or when used as an I.V. infusion, prolonged anaesthesia can be achieved for several hours, An inducer of anaesthesia before the administration of other anaesthetic agents, potentiates mild anaesthetics, such as nitrogen protoxyde. Obstetric: Ketalin can be used alone or in combination with other anaesthetics
Pharmacological Class
Phenciclidine derivative
Pharmacological Properties
General anaesthetic
Mechanism Of Action
When administered parenterally, ketamine causes a state known as dissociative anaesthesia, marked by rapid anaesthesia and significant analgesia. This state is due partly to blocking of the influx of sensory impulses in the thalamus and associated areas in the cortex and partly to limbic stimulation
Side Effects
Increase in blood pressure, heart rate and intracranial and intraocular pressure, confusional states with hallucinations, Possibility of diplopia, eye movements and nystagmus rendering intraocular surgery dangerous
Contraindications
Blood or intracranial pressure, known hypersensitivity to ketamine, previous mental disorders, severe cardiac insufficiency, alcoholism, asthma, hyperthyroidism
Observations
Due to chemical incompatibility, do not combine barbiturates and ketamine in the same syringe
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