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a hydrocarbon radical that occurs in many organic compounds

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The development of nasal formulation of amyl nitrite system could save many lives when applied immediately.
To follow up on an earlier example, (2) a case-control study did find an association between amyl nitrite use and AIDS.
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.
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.
Nitrites such as cyclohexyl nitrite, amyl nitrite, and butyl nitrite