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poppers

Drug slang A regional street term for amyl nitrate or isobutyl nitrite
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12 * Specific volatile solvent inhalants for which no use was reported are not included in this table; nitrite inhalants and non-psychoactive inhalants such as helium are also not included in this table, although they were assessed in this study using the Volatile Solvent Screening Inventory (Howard et al.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Using nitrite inhalants, being uncircumcised, and engaging in certain sexual practices all increase the risk of HIV seroconversion among HIV-negative men who have sex with men, Dr.
The use of nitrite inhalants (known as poppers) also carried a high PAR in Dr.
And doctors have been cautioned not to prescribe Viagra for men taking nitrite inhalants, nitroglycerin for chest pain or other nitrite-based drugs because the combination could make their blood pressure plummet dangerously.
4) A conference on nitrite inhalants (poppers), held under the auspices of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in May 1994 was attended by such HIV kingpins as Robert Gallo and Harold Jaffe--and dissenter Peter Duesberg.
Some suggested it was triggered by recreational use of nitrite inhalants, called poppers.
Nitrite inhalants are effective vasodilators and have been used in the treatment of chest pain for more than 100 years (Butler 2006).
Thus, this report is among the first to assess the use of nitrite inhalants among a well defined and comparatively large sample of antisocial adolescents.
Few prevention initiatives have been designed with nitrite inhalants in mind.
Nitrite inhalant abuse is associated with a number of seriously adverse health and social outcomes, including methemoglobinemia (Modarai et al.