Increased B/P and pulse rate; emergence reaction (marked by dreamlike state, delirium, hallucinations, and vivid imagery and occasionally accompanied by confusion, excitement, and irrational behavior; lasts from a few hr to 24 hr after ketamine administration)
• Warning: Ketamine should be administered by persons trained in the administration of general anesthesia. Patients must be continually monitored, and facilities for maintenance of a patent airway, ventilatory support, oxygen supplementation, and circulatory resuscitation must be immediately available. Strict aseptic technique must be followed in handling ketamine.
• Monitor for increased B/P and pulse rate; emergence reactions including hallucinations, delirium, dreamlike states, vivid imagery often accompanied by confusion, excitement, and irrational behavior.
Treatment of systemic candidiasis, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, cutaneous candidiasis, candiduria, coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, chromomycosis, para-coccidioidomycosis, severe recalcitrant cutaneous dermatophyte infections