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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
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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.

Drugs Mentioned In This Article

Drug Name Select Trade
ADDERALL XR 10
EVZIO
KETALAR
COMMIT, NICORETTE, NICOTROL
NEMBUTAL SODIUM
No US brand name
DOLOPHINE
BUPRENEX
DURAMORPH PF, MS CONTIN
OXYCONTIN
HYSINGLA ER
ACTIQ, DURAGESIC, SUBLIMAZE
DELSYM
MARINOL
XYLOCAINE
AFRINOL, SUDAFED
QUALAQUIN
TRANSDERM SCOP
VIVITROL
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