Urinary excretion rates of ketamine and norketamine following therapeutic ketamine administration: method and detection window considerations.

@article{Adamowicz2005UrinaryER,
  title={Urinary excretion rates of ketamine and norketamine following therapeutic ketamine administration: method and detection window considerations.},
  author={Piotr Adamowicz and Maria Kala},
  journal={Journal of analytical toxicology},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={376-82}
}
Ketamine is widely used in veterinary medicine. Its medical application in humans is limited to children because in adults it induces severe psychedelic episodes. In recent years, teenagers have abused ketamine as a recreational and "club drug" because of its hallucinogenic and stimulant effects. Ketamine is also misused as a "date-rape" drug (to induce amnesia in unsuspecting victims). Sensitive gas chromatography-mass spectrometry-negative chemical ionization (GC-MS-NCI) and liquid… CONTINUE READING
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