Ketalar 50mg/ml Injection is a general anesthetic. It is used in major surgical procedures. It allows the procedures to be carried out without pain and distress. This injection is used in a hospital setting only.
Ketalar 50mg/ml Injection causes loss of consciousness which is reversible. It is administered by a doctor or a nurse in a hospital or clinal setting. You should not self-administer this medicine at home.
The most common side effects include rash, nausea, or vomiting. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from severe heart disease or had a stroke recently or suffered serious head or brain injury. It is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.
Also, inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any known allergy to this injection before the start of the procedure. Driving should not be done as Ketalar 50mg/ml Injection may cause sleepiness and may impair your ability to think or react. It is also advised not to operate machinery because of these effects.
Uses of Ketalar Injection
- Benefits of Ketalar Injection
In General Anaesthesia
Ketalar 50mg/ml Injection is a general anesthetic. It is used to induce a reversible loss of sensation and consciousness during major surgeries in a hospital setting by a specialized doctor known as an anesthetist. It is generally very safe, works quite quickly, and will allow carrying out of the procedure without causing pain and distress.
Dosage & Administration
Note: Barbiturates and KETALAR, being chemically incompatible because of precipitate formation, should not be injected from the same syringe.
If the KETALAR dose is augmented with diazepam, the two drugs must be given separately. Do not mix KETALAR and diazepam in a syringe or infusion flask. For additional information on the use of diazepam, refer to the WARNINGS and DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION Sections of the diazepam insert.
Side Effects of Ketalar Injection
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Ketalar
- Erythema (skin redness)
- Abnormal behavior
- Double vision
- Increased respiratory rate
- High blood pressure
- Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
- Muscle coordination impaired
- Tonic-clonic seizures
How to use Ketalar Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Ketalar Injection works
Ketalar 50mg/ml Injection is a general anesthetic. It works by causing a reversible loss of consciousness. This allows surgical procedures to be carried out without pain and distress.