Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Ketalar

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Ketamine Hydrochloride
  2. Ketamine Hydrochloride SDZ
  3. Ketamine Hydrochloride SDZ - Preservative Free
  4. Ketamine Hydrochloride SDZ with Preservative


Ketamine injection is used alone or together with other medicines to produce loss of consciousness before and during surgery or a medical procedure. It belongs to the group of medicines called general anesthetics.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution