Ketamine – Hallucinogens

What is it?

General, short-acting anesthetic with hallucinogenic effects. Sometimes used to facilitate sexual assault crimes.

Street Names

Special K, Cat Valium, Kit Kat, K, Super Acid, Super K, Purple, Special La Coke, Jet, Vitamin K

How is it used?

  • Injected
  • Liquid mixed with liquids
  • Powder that is snorted mixed in drinks, or smoked

How does it affect the body?

  • Hallucinatory effects last 30-60 minutes
  • Distorts sights and sounds
  • Induces feelings of calmness and relaxation, relief from pain
  • Immobility and amnesia
  • Body feels out of control
  • Agitation, depression, unconsciousness
  • Hallucinations
  • Flashbacks

 

https://www.dea.gov/factsheets/ketamine