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What does K stand for?

K stands for Ketamine (animal tranquilizer/disassociative)

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SAN ANTONIO -- A single postpartum low dose of ketamine significantly and persistently reduced pain for up to 6 weeks after cesarean delivery compared with placebo, but there were no significant differences in chronic pain or depression between the two groups at 1 year, in a randomized, double-blind study of 82 women.
Looking for a faster onset of action Research initiated at Yale University and later extended to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has explored the use of ketamine to help understand and address the delayed-onset action of currently available antidepressants.