inhalant

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inhalant

1. (esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
2. an inhalant medicinal formulation
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Agitation may cause the huffer to become violent, experience hallucinations, or suffer heart dysfunction, which can lead to sudden sniffing death syndrome.
When a heart attack and death results, it's called Sudden Sniffing Death Syndrome (SSDS).
This phenomenon, known as sudden sniffing death syndrome, is responsible for more than half of inhalant-related deaths in this country, Harvey Weiss, director of the National Inhalant Prevention Coalition, a nonprofit organization based in Austin, Tex., told this newspaper.

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