Tag - ketamine

Ketamine Bladder Damage – What You Need to Know

Using ketamine can be fun, and recent studies have shown it to have antidepressant effects. (1) But using it too often can damage your bladder and result in a serious condition known as Ketamine Bladder Syndrome (a.k.a. Ketamine Cystitis). Your bladder is a round sac behind your pelvic bone that...

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#TestIt Alert: DMT and ketamine sold in Chicago, IL test positive for fentanyl or its analogs

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor We have recently received a concerning report about a sample of ketamine and a sample of DMT in the Northwest Chicago suburbs testing positive for fentanyl. Although fentanyl showing up in either of these substances is rare, it has been known to happen. Broadly, there are...

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#TestIt Alert: Bag of pink powder sold in Sacramento, CA as 2C-B but actually contains caffeine, ketamine, and MDMA

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A baggie of bright pink powder was sourced and sold in Sacramento, CA as 2C-B but actually contains caffeine, ketamine, and MDMA.  The sample turned purple in the presence of the Marquis reagent, blue-green in the presence of the Mecke reagent, and green to purple in...

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#TestIt Alert: Brown powder in capsule sold in San Gabriel, CA as MDMA but actually contains methamphetamine, MDA, ketamine, methylsulfonylmethane, and phenacetin

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A capsule full of black-brown and off-white speckled powder was sold in San Gabriel, CA as MDMA but actually contains methamphetamine, ketamine, MDA, methylsulfonylmethane, and phenacetin. The sample was submitted from Redondo Beach, CA.  The sample turned orange to brown in the presence of the Marquis...

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#TestIt Alert: Capsule of tan powder sold in San Gabriel, CA as psilocybin but actually contains methamphetamine, ketamine, MDA, 2C-B, ergosterol, methylsulfonylmethane, and phenacetin

By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A capsule of tan powder was sold in San Gabriel, CA as psilocybin but actually contains methamphetamine, ketamine, MDA, 2C-B, ergosterol, methylsulfonylmethane, and psilocybin. The sample was submitted from Redondo Beach, CA.  The sample turned orange to brown in the presence of the Marquis reagent, purple-brown...

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July 4th #TestItTuesday Alert: 3-MeO-PCP Sold as Ketamine

#TestItTuesday Alert! A white powder sold as ketamine has tested as 3-MeO-PCP, another dissociative that is active at much lower doses. 3-MeO-PCP is reported as more physically stimulating than ketamine and other psychedelic dissociatives. Where ketamine causes people to be physically sedated and incapacitated at strong doses, 3-MeO-PCP's powerful effects...

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