Merck Manual

Please confirm that you are a health care professional

honeypot link

Volatile Nitrites

By

Gerald F. O’Malley

, DO, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center;


Rika O’Malley

, MD, Grand Strand Medical Center

Last full review/revision May 2020| Content last modified May 2020
Click here for Patient Education

Nitrites, such as amyl, butyl, or isobutyl nitrite (poppers, sold with street names such as Locker Room and Rush), may be inhaled to enhance sexual pleasure. Nitrite-containing liquids may also be ingested with resultant symptoms.

Click here for Patient Education
NOTE: This is the Professional Version. CONSUMERS: Click here for the Consumer Version
Professionals also read
Test your knowledge
Limb Prosthetics
An adolescent patient recently sustained a traumatic above-knee amputation. In order to provide this patient with good limb control and a natural gait, it is most appropriate to use a knee prosthesis with which of the following characteristics? 
Download the Manuals App iOS ANDROID
Download the Manuals App iOS ANDROID
Download the Manuals App iOS ANDROID
 

Also of Interest

 
TOP