Street Names For Ketamine

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D on April 26, 2021

Ketamine is a veterinary anesthetic with hallucinogenic and dissociative properties. People that take ketamine recreationally refer to it by a variety of street names including “special k” and “ket.”

Medically Reviewed by
Johnelle Smith, M.D on April 26, 2021
Ketamine Street Names - Slang For Ketamine

Ketamine is typically viewed as a “club drug” that has hallucinogenic and dissociative effects. It goes by a variety of names on the street, including “special k”, and “ket.”

Ketamine can come in the form of:

  • liquid
  • nasal spray
  • capsules
  • powder

People that take ketamine feel a sense of well-being, sedation, and detachment from reality.

When too much ketamine is ingested, they may experience a deeply disturbing, near-coma/psychotic state called a “k-hole”.

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Popular Street Names For Ketamine

Ketamine is most often taken at clubs, music concerts, or parties.

Street names for Ketamine include:

  • Blind Squid
  • Cat Valium
  • Green
  • Honey Oil
  • Jet K
  • Keller
  • Kelly’s Day
  • Ket
  • K-Hold
  • K-Ways
  • Special K
  • Super Acid
  • Vitamin K

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Even when used recreationally, people can become addicted to ketamine. People that abuse ketamine can suffer serious long- and short-term health effects that include problems with mental health and vital organs.

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