KETAMINE HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high blood pressure
  • spontaneous speaking or making vocal sounds
  • fast heartbeat
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • delirium
  • hallucinations
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • slow heartbeat
  • low blood pressure
  • decreased lung function
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • drowsiness
  • memory loss
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection due to a virus
  • increased spinal fluid pressure
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • a spasm of the larynx
  • excess liver fibrous tissue
  • liver damage
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • blockage of normal bile flow
  • inflammation of the bladder
  • bloody urine
  • apnea, a breathing interruption
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • inflammation of the liver with stoppage of bile flow
  • hydronephrosis, a swelling of the kidney due to urine build-up
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • increased pressure in the eye
  • double vision
  • nystagmus, a condition with involuntary eye movements
  • muscle spasm
  • a skin rash
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
  • difficult or painful urination
  • a condition where the urge to urinate results in urine leakage
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • reactions at the site of the injection
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