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a hydrocarbon radical that occurs in many organic compounds

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To follow up on an earlier example, (2) a case-control study did find an association between amyl nitrite use and AIDS.
HIV-negative men had elevated odds of reporting unprotected receptive anal intercourse with a serodiscordant nonprimary partner if they used crystal methamphetamine or amyl nitrite (2.
Tarburton and Metcalf (1985) found that amyl nitrite caused both adult and cord blood to oxidize from hemoglobin to methemoglobin in vitro.
Amyl nitrite and butyl nitrite were among those judged hardest to get, with only 19% of 12th graders saying they would be "easy" or "fairly easy" to acquire.
Methemoglobinemia due to amyl nitrite inhalation: a case report.
Combining erectile dysfunction drugs with other medications--and even with the recreational substances amyl nitrite or nitrate; commonly called poppers--can result in dangerously low blood pressure and possibly even death, says Ken Mayer, medical research director for Boston's Fenway Community Health.
THE drug commonly known as "poppers" is amyl nitrite, not nitrate (Page 36, March 28).
But the party lifestyle seems to be catching up on the star - he boosted his performance in bed by sniffing the sex-aid drug amyl nitrite.