Actor Matthew Perry died of Ketamine overdose: How harmful is this drug? Here’s all you need to know

As a therapeutic and controlled intervention, it is safe. The risk is only with unauthorised use, says Dr Shaunak Ajinkya, Consultant, Psychiatrist, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai. Reports indicate that Friends star Matthew Perry passed away due to the “acute effects” of ketamine, a drug commonly used in anesthesia and certain antidepressants. While ketamine is … Read more