Ketamine is sometimes called Ket, Special K, or K. It is often used as an anaesthetic before an operation or procedure.
Ketamine is also used by vets that’s why it’s sometimes referred to as horse tranquiliser.
When people use Ketamine illegally it comes as a rough white powder which is usually snorted although it can be injected or taken in tablet form.
Ketamine can cause loss of feeling, confusion and panic attacks. In high doses it can make users hallucinate and feel as if they are not in control of their own body even making them unable to move their limbs. This can leave people unable to protect themselves from harm. It can also make breathing difficult and slow the and heart rate, this can lead to unconsciousness
Ketamine is a Class C drug.