Ketamine HCL Syringe Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Fast Heartbeat
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Spontaneous Speaking Or Making Vocal Sounds

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Confusion
  • Delirium
  • Hallucinations
  • Muscle Tremors

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Decreased Lung Function
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Slow Heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • An Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Drowsiness
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Memory Loss
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Spasm Of The Larynx
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • An Infection Due To A Virus
  • Apnea, A Breathing Interruption
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Bloody Urine
  • Damage To The Liver And Inflammation
  • Hydronephrosis, A Swelling Of The Kidney Due To Urine Build-Up
  • Increased Spinal Fluid Pressure
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Condition Where The Urge To Urinate Results In Urine Leakage
  • A Skin Rash
  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Double Vision
  • Increased Pressure In The Eye
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Nystagmus, A Condition With Involuntary Eye Movements
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection

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