Street terms for Ketamine:
jet, super acid, Special "K", green, K, cat Valium
What does Ketamine look like?
How is Ketamine used?
|Ketamine is a tranquilizer most commonly used on animals.|
|The liquid form can be injected, consumed in drinks, or added to smokable materials.|
|The powder form can be used for injection when dissolved.|
|In certain areas, Ketamine is being injected intramuscularly.|
Who uses Ketamine?
How does Ketamine get into the United States?
|Marketed as a dissociative general anesthetic for human and veterinary use, the only known source of Ketamine is via diversion of pharmaceutical products.|
|Recent press reports indicate that a significant number of veterinary clinics are being robbed specifically for their Ketamine stock.|
|DEA reporting indicates that a major source of Ketamine in the United States is product diverted from pharmacies in Mexico.|
How much does Ketamine cost?
What are some consequences of Ketamine use?
|Higher doses produce an effect referred to as "K-Hole," an "out of body," or "near-death" experience.|
|Use of the drug can cause delirium, amnesia, depression, and long-term memory and cognitive difficulties. Due to its dissociative effect, it is reportedly used as a date-rape drug.|
Side Effects Include:
|Total body paralyzation|
|Once the user ingests Special K, he or she will be partially or totally paralyzed within 20 minutes. Within the next hour, the user will look and act severely drunk. Within two hours, the user will hallucinate as if on LSD.|
|Heavy users of Special K will constantly twitch both their mouths and their eyes.|
|Teens and young people who are using Special K will often possess small glass vials and small plastic bags containing a white powdery substance or residue.|
|Cut-off straws are used to snort the powder. Additionally they may discard in household trash small glass bottles with the labels scratched off.|