Buy Ketamine for Chronic Pain
Ketamine has also been shown to have positive effects on chronic pain syndromes. Though the exact process has not been mapped out, ketamine influences pain in a variety of ways. Primarily, ketamine acts as an N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor inhibitor. Neurogenic pain is greatly influenced by the NMDA-receptor system and, “antagonizing this system may be a useful way to obtain better pain control.” Ketamine also has anti-inflammatory effects as well as enhances the descending inhibition of pain. Studies have shown that infusion from 4-14 days can lead to long-term analgesic effects for up to 3 months. Some side effects include, “psychedelic symptoms (hallucinations, memory defects, panic attacks), somnolence, cardiovascular stimulation and, in a minority of patients, hepatoxicity.” However, some studies have shown benzodiazepines are able to reduce the psychotropic side effects.
A recent study looked into the effectiveness of ketamine in treating social anxiety disorder. 18 adults who were diagnosed with DSM-5 social anxiety disorder were in a randomized, double-blind trial in which intravenous ketamine and a placebo were given to the participants. After two weeks, participants had a significant anxiety reduction when measured by the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS). This gives us initial evidence that ketamine may be able to help patients with anxiety, especially if they have tried other medications and failed.