Ketamine Infusions for Pediatric Sedation and Analgesia

Marcia L. Buck, PharmD, FCCP, FPPAG


Pediatr Pharm. 2016;22(6) 

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Drug Interactions

Concomitant administration of CNS or respiratory depressants with ketamine may produce additive effects or a longer duration of effect. Administration of ketamine in the same IV catheter or syringe as barbiturates or diazepam may result in a precipitate.[3]