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Cesarean deliveries are the most commonly performed surgery in the United States and account for 32.9% of all births.8,9 The ASA recommends the use of neuraxial opioids of post-cesarean analgesia partly because respiratory depression in the obstetric population, as measured by intermittent respiratory rate and pulse oximetry, is reported to be low (0-1.2%).10,11 Respiratory depression lacks a standard definition,12 but the most sensitive means of detecting respiratory depressio...

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'Inadequate' Reporting of Ketamine Side Effects in Trials

Active assessment, surveillance, and reporting of side effects during trials of ketamine for patients with depression are inadequate, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News

Lack of evidence over ketamine’s long-term safety

Acute side effects are common in studies of patients who have received ketamine for depression and more research is needed into long-term outcomes, researchers find.

Effects of a ketamine metabolite on synaptic NMDAR function

arising from P. Zanos et al. Nature533, 481–486 (2016); doi:10.1038/nature17998Clinical data have demonstrated rapid and sustained antidepressant effects of ketamine, a noncompetitive NMDAR (N-methy...

New Insight Into How Ketamine Works in Depression

Ketamine and a key metabolite block the NMDA receptor, which sets off a cascade of events that have antidepressant effects, a finding that could aid in developing safer alternatives. Medscape Medica...

Concerns about glucocorticoid side effects are highlighted in new study

More work needs to be done to address the side effects of glucocorticoid therapy, which is used in rheumatoid arthritis according to a study from Arthritis Research UK. Glucocorticoids such as prednis...

Too Soon to Widely Recommend Ketamine for Depression

FRIDAY, July 28, 2017 -- The drug ketamine -- known as Special K on the party scene -- shows promise as a depression treatment. But researchers aren't ready to recommend it because its long-term effec...

Ketamine Alone Is Best Sedative for Children's Emergencies

Ketamine alone was associated with fewer serious adverse events and interventions in children compared with propofol alone or ketamine combined with propofol or fentanyl, a study found. Medscape M...

Side effects of antidepressants used for chronic pain relief

(Frontiers) The study, recently published in Frontiers in Neurology, collected all reported adverse effects for these drugs in the clinical literature from the past two decades. The researchers found ...

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Ketamine for Depression, 3: Does Chirality Matter?

Ketamine is a racemic mixture of the enantiomers R-ketamine and S-ketamine (esketamine). S-ketamine has greater analgesic and anesthetic effects than R-ketamine and is less likely to cause psychotomim...

Cognitive Behavior Therapy May Sustain Antidepressant Effects of Intravenous Ketamine in Treatment-Resistant Depression.

Ketamine has shown rapid though short-lived antidepressant effects. The possibility of concerning neurobiological changes following repeated exposure to the drug motivates the development of strategie...

Acute psychoactive effects of intravenous ketamine during treatment of mood disorders: Analysis of the Clinician Administered Dissociative State Scale.

Ketamine has rapid-acting antidepressant effects. Frequently, ketamine administration also causes acute psychoactive effects - in trials, these effects are commonly measured using the Clinician Admini...

Effects of Ketamine on Pupillary Reflex Dilation: A Case Report.

Ketamine is an important component of multimodal treatment and a commonly used anesthetic drug. However, its analgesic effects have not been fully assessed intraoperatively because of difficulties in ...

Delayed Urinary Symptoms Induced by Ketamine.

One of the side-effects of ketamine abuse is genito-urinary damage. This report describes a case of a former ketamine user who presented with urinary symptoms associated with ketamine years after stop...

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