Trial ID or NCT#



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Dosing of medications is based on the plasma level achieved with a given dose and how long the medicine remains in the body. This study is called pharmacokinetics-that is, what the body does to the medication. Ketamine is an intravenous medication used for anesthesia and sedation in children. However the pharmacokinetics of Ketamine has not been systematically studied. We propose to study the pharmacokinetics of ketamine in different age groups of children ranging from infants to teenagers.

Official Title

Pharmacokinetics of Ketamine in Infants and Children

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Younger than 17 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No


Chandra Ramamoorthy
Chandra Ramamoorthy
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Pediatric)
Gregory Hammer

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Archana Verma
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