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Volatile Nitrites

By

Gerald F. O’Malley

, DO, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center;


Rika O’Malley

, MD, Albert Einstein 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.

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