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Ketalar Drug Interactions

Taking certain drugs with Ketalar can cause negative interactions. Some of these medications can interfere with how the liver breaks down Ketalar, which may decrease the effectiveness of the anesthesia or increase your risk for side effects. Barbiturates, narcotic pain relievers, and certain medications that affect liver enzymes can cause problems when used with Ketalar.

An Overview of Interactions With Ketalar

Ketalar® (ketamine hydrochloride) may potentially react with a number of other medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with Ketalar include but are not limited to:
  • Barbiturates, such as:
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
  • CYP 2B6 inhibitor medications, such as:
  • CYP 2C9 inducer medications, such as:
  • CYP 2C9 inhibitor medications, such as:
  • CYP 3A4 inhibitor medications, such as:
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