Beloved "Friends" star's demise at 54 due to a fatal ketamine overdose

Ketamine's use in both recreational and medical realms, known for its numbing effects

Perry's candid admission of using ketamine to battle pain and depression

Behind the scenes of "Friends," Perry fought addiction, underwent rehabilitation, and faced numerous health issues

· Traces of ketamine, combined with Perry's existing health conditions, led to his tragic end

· Perry's versatile roles in "Go On," "The Odd Couple," and "The Kennedys: After Camelot" showcased his acting prowess beyond Chandler Bing.

· Nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards, Perry's exceptional talent, emotional depth, and comedic timing captivated audiences worldwide.

· Ketamine's classification, origins, medicinal and recreational use, varied administration methods, and effects on patients.

Varying opinions on ketamine's safety, its potential for addiction, and the need for further research to understand long-term effects and addiction risks