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Hallucinogens: What Are They and What Are Their Effects?

The hallucinogen class of drugs includes a diverse group of substances capable of altering a person’s thoughts, perceptions, and mood. Historically, some hallucinogens have been used for spiritual reasons, and…

What is Ketamine?

In 1962, professor Calvin L. Stevens of Wayne State University first synthesized a brand new chemical compound. The drug was ketamine, a new anesthetic that was fast, effective, and less habit-forming…

Understanding the Dangers of a Ketamine Overdose

As a dissociative anesthetic, ketamine has some legitimate medical uses. It is most often used in veterinary practice to prepare animals for surgery and other procedures. The drug is also…

Ketamine Abuse and Treatment Options

Ketamine, sometimes referred to as Ketalar, is a prescription drug that was released in 1970 for use as a surgical general anesthetic. Since then, ketamine has continued to be widely…