Abuse And Dependence To Ketamine
Being Addicted To Ketamine
Ketamine is a drug of the hallucinogenic category that is often used by young persons. Occasionally, Ketamine is given to animals as well as humans to tranquilize them.
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.
They become cognitively handicapped at this tender stage with both memory and speech affected.
Ketamine addiction indications are as follows
It is hard to overcome Ketamine addiction without help from an expert. The changes to the brain chemicals make it very hard for the user to give up the drug, even if they want to.
- Increased usage
- Obsession with the next fix
- Using more money
- Ignoring responsibilities
- Needing greater quantities of Ketamine
- Ignoring family and friends
To get over Ketamine dependence, having qualified support is a necessity. With treatment under a trained medical professional, the chemical balance in the brain is restored, which in turn facilitates treatment for getting over psychological dependence.
Knowing About Ketamine
Ketamine is an anaesthetic for animals which is manhandled as a recreational drug and also known as Special K, Kit Kat, cat Valium, Dorothy and Vitamin K. Young adults in clubs and parties are the most frequent abusers.
Sold as Ketalar (brand name), Ketamine is basically a schedule III licenced drug, the same class as Anabolic and Codeine steroids.
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The user keeps increasing quantities as they chase the initial high because Ketamine has a short-lived high and users quickly build a resistance.
Using Ketamine without a doctor's prescription is illegal.
Ketamine can be taken as a pill, or inhaled through nose as a white powder, or injected. Ketamine turns its users into entirely powerless individuals, which is why many rapists use this substance to make their victims unable to defend themselves.
Effects Of Ketamine Abuse
Being a dissociative hallucinogen tranquilizer, Ketamine makes the user experience a complete body buzz, thereby causing noticeable sense of ease. Normally, the state of feeling high holds on for only an hour. The higher dose by injection causes the effect called K-hole, in which an individual feels near to death, out-of-body and makes him or her disengaged from normal life.
Accidents and possibly fatal injuries may occur when a person is under the influence of this drug since numbness may also be caused by the drug's anaesthetic properties.
It is not easily determined by the user to measure what amount is excessive because of its eccentric nature. 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. The drug can also cause the user to be completely immobile due to its tranquilizing effects. High doses of Ketamine can result in death because of failure within the respiratory system.
Combining Ketamine And Other Drugs
Very often, users take Ketamine along with other drugs, and this mixing of drugs results in more severe side effects of Ketamine. Ketamine's liquid state can be effortlessly blended and added into liquor beverages, weed and tobacco products. Ketamine is a depressant in nature and therefore, it can be lethal when mixed with other depressants or alcohol.
Dramatic decrease of heart rate and the respiratory system can be caused if Ketamine is mixed with other depressant drugs.
Ketamine's powder form can be easily mixed with other powdered drugs and produced into a capsule or pill. Combining Ketamine with ecstasy can be fatal because the former suppresses nervous activity while the latter stimulates it. Hallucinogenic and psychedelic drugs, such as DMT or LSD, are usually mixed with Ketamine.