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Ketamine Summary

Description: A cyclohexanone derivative used for induction of anesthesia. Its mechanism of action is not well understood, but ketamine can block NMDA receptors (RECEPTORS, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE) and may interact with sigma receptors.

Also Known As: 2-(2-Chlorophenyl)-2-(methylamino)cyclohexanone; CI-581; Calipsol; Calypsol; Kalipsol; Ketalar; Ketamine Hydrochloride; Ketanest; Ketaset; CI 581; CI581; Cyclohexanone, 2-(2-chlorophenyl)-2-(methylamino)-, (+-)-

Networked: 3949 relevant articles (418 outcomes, 737 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Ketamine is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 155 outcomes 223 studies in 947 results
  2. Postoperative Pain : 43 outcomes 81 studies in 238 results
  3. Neuralgia (Stump Neuralgia) : 26 outcomes 37 studies in 141 results
  4. Hyperalgesia : 22 outcomes 35 studies in 153 results
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 14 outcomes 24 studies in 114 results
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Drugs Related to Ketamine

  1. Morphine (MS Contin)
  2. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA)
  3. Propofol (Diprivan)
  4. Midazolam (Versed)
  5. Fentanyl (Sublimaze)
  6. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
  7. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
  8. Thiopental (Pentothal)
  9. remifentanil (Ultiva)
  10. Dizocilpine Maleate (Dizocilpine)
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Therapies Related to Ketamine

  1. Analgesia
  2. Anesthesia
  3. Tonsillectomy
  4. Patient-Controlled Analgesia (Analgesia, Patient Controlled)
  5. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
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