from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A general anesthetic given intravenously or intramuscularly and used especially for minor surgical procedures in which muscle relaxation is not required.
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- n. a pain-killing drug and anaesthetic
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- n. a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
And they're using these dissociative anesthetics called ketamine, which isn't really, truly a painkiller.
During the search of a northwest Edmonton home on Nov. 30th, 2009 officers seized 19 kilograms of a drug called ketamine, which is known to be popular at raves.
A report released this month by University College London has show a link between long term ketamine use and short term memory loss.
CHENNAI: Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Chennai, seized 197 kg of ketamine from a Malaysia-bound container at the Chennai port on Tuesday.
We found out the next day that he had tested positive for benzos, methadone, barbiturates and had a blood alcohol level of point nine on top of doing the heroin and the ketamine, which is a lethal combination in itself.
A medicine called ketamine is exceptional in that people given ketamine are less depressed almost immediately.
They had traced this drug ketamine, which is a form of a date rape drug, Tony ...
They began to call ketamine hydrochloride “the goddess Ketamine.”
The misuse of flunitrazepam (sold under the brand name Rohypnol) has been reduced, thanks to international efforts, but the report said criminals are now using gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid (GHB), also known as ketamine, and gamma butyrolactone (GBL).
China Spokesman Ni said, adding, the country's anti-drug campaign would remain tough, according to state-run c hina daily and ministry of public security issued new judicial interpretation and penalties to be imposed for drugs such as ketamine and methadone, last year.
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