Day: October 15, 2020

Asia’s party drug ketamine carries incontinence risk total information

Asia's party drug ketamine carries incontinence risk | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Revelers across Asia who snort the animal tranquilizer ketamine for a hallucinogenic high may face incontinence and other health problems as new dangers of this cheap party drug start showing up in long-term studies.

Fourteen-year-old Kwan Wang-yuen, one of the youngest students at the Christian Zheng Sheng College, a drug rehabilitation centre in a remote area on Hong Kong’s Lantau island, poses during an interview June 17, 2009. Kwan encountered ketamine when he was 11. Revellers across Asia who snort the animal tranquilizer ketamine for a hallucinogenic high may face incontinence and other health problems as new dangers of this cheap party drug start showing up in long-term studies. Picture taken June 17, 2009. To match feature REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Doctors in Hong Kong, where ketamine took off as a party drug about a decade ago, have recently found that heavy users have poor bladder control and … Read More