Drug does not produce marked psychomimetic
Each patient was assessed on arrival in the recovery room for any psychomimetic effects and if present, 1 mg of midazolam was administered intravenously.
There was only one episode of an adverse psychomimetic effect, which was mild.
4] But these are associated with side effects like sedation, respiratory depression, psychomimetic
effects, pruritus etc.
It has been postulated that the dose in which ketamine has no analgesic potency on its own but when used in combination with an opioid, yields on opioid sparing effect and superior pain relief than either drug alone (7) and in this range ketamine does not appears to have any hemodynamic or respiratory depression, sedation or psychomimetic