ketamine Also called:
Ketamine is used in medicine as an anesthetic for humans and animals.
By snorting it as a powder
Most people who take powder will snort it. Users often talk of taking a ‘bump’, meaning they snort a small amount of. In the UK, snorting is the most common way to take it.
By injecting it
People who regularly use sometimes inject it to get a bigger hit. They usually inject ketamine into a muscle.
By swallowing it as a tablet
Some people swallow it in tablet form, but this is less common.
Some people ‘bomb’ it, which is swallowing the powder wrapped in a cigarette paper.
What does it look like?
- A clear liquid, when used in medicine
- A grainy white or brown crystalline powder when sold on the street
- Tablets, although this is less common