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a hydrocarbon radical that occurs in many organic compounds

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How hard is it to play after sniffing amyl nitrite on stage?
Longitudinal patterns of methamphetamine, popper (amyl nitrite), and cocaine use and high-risk sexual behavior among a cohort of San Francisco men who have sex with men.J Urban Health.
Cyanide antidote kit contains amyl nitrite and sodium nitrite.
The institute will test the efficacy of amyl nitrite against cyanide in two animal models and will clarify its research strategy with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Early case reports of what became known as AIDS mentioned that many of the patients had used recreational drugs, particularly amyl nitrite (2) Without a comparison group of similar people without AIDS, it was impossible to know if amyl nitrite use was more common in AIDS patients, let alone causally related.
HIV-positive men also reported higher rates of sildenafil, amyl nitrite (poppers) and crystal methamphetamine use than HIV-negative men.
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.
Although he initially denied using illicit drugs, the patient confirmed that he had smoked marijuana and inhaled "amyl nitrite" before the onset of symptoms.
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).