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Author Topic: Special K  (Read 2961 times)

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Offline Dachshund

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Special K
« on: May 03, 2008, 02:16:30 PM »
Chemistry is chemistry and another illegal club-drug turns out to have some genuine chemical use:
http://www.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/idUSL0284213220080502?feedType=RSS&feedName=scienceNews&rpc=22&sp=true

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Special K
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2008, 02:40:34 PM »
Oh, I've known about this for a while.  It's discussed in Ketamine: Dreams & Realities (2001, Karl Jansen M.D.) which, naturally, I own and have sitting in front of me. 

Let me know when ADAP starts buying me ketamine though.  My life will be complete.
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

Offline Dachshund

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Re: Special K
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2008, 07:11:31 PM »
I always knew my trips to the K-hole would prove therapeutic.

Offline draco

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Re: Special K
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2008, 09:33:40 PM »
If only I'd read this before last Thursday's monthly psych visit!!  I'm faxing the article to his office tonight.   On Thursday I decided to take a paxil break and zoloft for a few months and eventually return to paxil.  K is one of the few drugs I've never done, or if I did I wasn't aware of it.  I've taken almost every anti-depressant or other drug sometimes effective in treating depression and a handful help, a larger handful make me physically ill or manic or catatonic (rather fond of those) or worse, but the majority might as well be placebos.  I'm an SSRI kinda guy but a new, effective drug would be most welcome.  A long history of alcohol abuse, illegal drug use, and depression supported by having tried almost every treatment (except ECT...) makes me a prime candidate for a clinical trial, even if it's an informal 1 person trial.

I have good friends in veterinary medical clinics so possibilities for acquisition are propitious.  My psych will write a scrip and the vet will fill it.  Does anyone foresee legal problems?

Drac

 


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