What is Ketamine intranasal?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Ketamine is a potent opioid analgesic. Ketamine can be administered intranasally (spray into the nose) after surgery for relief of post-operative pain. It is also used for treatment-resistant mood disorders such as depression.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Depressed mood 3 2
Complex regional pain syndrome type II 2 0
Transient hemiplegia 2 2
Cluster headaches 1 0
Major depressive disorder 1 2
Pain 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
2
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ketamine intranasal

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1
Lightheadedness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ketamine intranasal

Dosage Patients
100 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ketamine intranasal

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Ketamine intranasal

Duration

Currently taking Ketamine intranasal

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking Ketamine intranasal

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 0
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ketamine intranasal after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Sumatriptan (Imitrex) 1

Patients stopped taking Ketamine intranasal and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Zolmitriptan (Zomig) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ketamine intranasal.