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ketamine hydrochloride injection, USP Overdosage


Changes in heart rate and blood pressure, respiratory depression, and apnea may occur with overdosage or by a rapid rate of administration of Ketamine Hydrochloride Injection. Monitor patients for clinically relevant changes in heart rate and blood pressure. Assisted ventilation, including mechanical ventilation, may be required.

In cases of unintentional overdose of Ketamine Hydrochloride Injection (up to ten times that usually required), patients had a prolonged but complete recovery.

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