Who should not take Ketamine Intravenous?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • confusion
  • alcoholism
  • alcohol intoxication
  • increased spinal fluid pressure
  • increased pressure in the eye
  • significant uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • sudden and serious symptoms of heart failure called acute decompensated heart failure
  • failure of the heart to maintain adequate circulation
  • decreased lung function
  • delirium
  • abnormal liver function tests
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