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Ketamine Category: HallucinogensSedatives

(also called: special K, K, vitamin K)

How it’s used

Ketamine is an anaesthetic. You can get it as a white powder to snort, a liquid to inject or a tablet to swallow.

Short-term effects

Long-term effects

Other dangers

If you are pregnant

Do not use if you are pregnant as we don’t know enough about the risks to your baby


You have a fairly high risk of becoming psychologically addicted, so you find it hard to cope without it.


No known physical withdrawal symptoms

What help is available?

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