amyl nitrate

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Noun1.amyl nitrate - a vasodilator that is sometimes used to treat angina pectoris
vasodilative, vasodilator - a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
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Alkyl nitrites (stimulant often called amyl nitrates or "poppers")
It is a growing fashion among clubbers and at raves to combine Viagra with poppers - amyl nitrates - as recreational drugs.
16) In this study of 295 men living in San Francisco, unprotected anal sex (insertive or receptive) with partners of opposite or unknown serostatus was most prevalent during circuit parties outside the geographic area and was predicted by HIV-positive status and the use of crystal methamphetamines, sildenafil (Viagra), and amyl nitrates ("poppers").