Ketamine
Ketamine, also known as 'Special K.'

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Ketamine in powder form


Use
Ketamine is an anesthetic used by veterinarians to ease pain in animals, a sedative used by physicians for critically ill patients, and to suppress dangerous seizure activity.

Effects of Drug on Consciousness:

Psychological

-Dissociative feelings that create an 'out-of-body' or 'near-death' experience

Physiological
-Damages memory-related brain structures, such as the hippocampus

Adverse Effects
-Enduring amnesia
-Memory problems


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