isobutyl nitrite

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a colorless pungent liquid sometimes used as a stimulant drug by drug abusers

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Increased tumor growth in mice exposed to inhaled isobutyl nitrite. Toxicology Letters 104: 35-41.
Pulmonary exposure to isobutyl nitrite reduces resistance to a respiratory infection.
Substance Uses Aniline dyes Laundry inks, markers Benzocaine, lidocaine Local anesthetics Chlorates Matches Isobutyl nitrite Room deodorizers Naphthalene Moth balls Nitrate/nitrite Drinking water, fruits, vegetables, cured meats Nitric oxide Inhalant used to treat pulmonary hypertension in newborns Nitrobenzene Metal cleaners Nitroethane Nail care products Nitrogen oxides Auto emissions, wood smoke, gas-burning appliances Nitroglycerine Angina drug, explosives Resorcinol Antipruritic, over-the-counter medications Sodium nitrite Pickling salts, boiler conditioners, cleaning solutions Sulfonamides Antibiotics
- - - dermatitis, irritation of the tracheobronchialtree and eyes, dizziness, lightheadedness, and severe symptomsof vasodilatation such as pounding of the heart, blurred vision,and a warm feeling, in 173 individuals 13 to 22 years old, whoadmitted having used isobutyl nitrite at least once." Individualswith impaired heart function or other disabilities couldvery easily cause an infarction and invalidism or death froman initial use.
Setting aside the retrovirus orthodoxy, he immediately identifies one of the major culprits as nitric oxide, which was used by many in the male homosexual community in the form of inhaled amyl, butyl, and isobutyl nitrites. Almost 20 years after the inhaled nitrites were adopted as a sexual aid, the first patients with what was to become known as AIDS appeared.