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How Will I Feel During and After a Ketamine Infusion?

The experience of a ketamine infusion can vary from person to person, but there are some common effects that patients may typically experience during and after the infusion. It’s important to remember that individual responses can differ based on factors such as dosage, medical condition, and personal sensitivity to the medication. During the Ketamine Infusion: Sensations of Dissociation: Ketamine is known for its dissociative properties, which may lead to feelings of detachment from one’s body or surroundings. Some patients may experience altered perceptions of time, space, or self. Floating Sensation: Some individuals describe a sensation of “floating” or feeling weightless during the infusion. Mild Visual and Auditory Hallucinations: At higher doses, some patients may experience mild visual or auditory hallucinations, which are typically short-lived and not distressing. Deep Relaxation: Many patients experience a profound sense of relaxation during the infusion. Changes in Thought Patterns: Ketamine may lead to changes in…

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