amyl nitrite


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amyl nitrite

[′am·əl ′nī‚trīt]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2CH(CH2)2NO2 A yellow liquid; soluble in alcohol, very slightly soluble in water; fruity odor; it is flammable and the vapor is explosive; used in medicine and perfumes. Also known as isoamyl nitrite.
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Hereditary HbM NADH-MetHb reductase deficiency Acquired Medications Amyl nitrite Benzocaine Dapsone Lidocaine Nitroglycerin Nitroprusside Phenacetin Phenazopyridine Prilocaine Quinones (chloroquinone, primaquine) Sulfonamides (sulfanilamide, sulfathiazide, sulfapyridine, sulfamethoxazole) Chemical agents Aniline dye derivatives (shoe dyes, inks) Butyl nitrite Chlorobenzene Nitrate-containing foods Isobutyl nitrite Naphthalene Nitrophenol Nitrous gases Silver nitrate Trinitrotoluene Well water nitrates Pediatric Decreased NADH-MetHb reductase activity (<4 months of age) Associated with low birth weight, prematurity, dehydration, acidosis, and diarrhea Table 3.
On December 22 last year, Anthony Liles, aged 52, of Mountjoy Close, Willenhall, was jailed at Coventry Crown Court for three years after a judge heard how he sat two boys, aged five and six, on his lap and gave them a form of the amyl nitrite drug.
Also known as: poppers, amyl nitrite, butyl nitrite, isobutyl nitrite.
The goal of this effort is to successfully develop a supply and nasal formulation of amyl nitrite," said Dr.
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