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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Then she dabbled with sex-boosting amyl nitrate, or poppers, but adds: "I got such a rippling headache, I would have preferred being hit on the head by a baseball bat.
They would watch pornographic movies, be plied with drink, were given the drug amyl nitrate - a relaxant which is also known as "poppers" - and would then be sexually abused.
It would appear that troubled boys and young teenagers would congregate at Cooke's home, where they would watch pornographic movies, would be plied with drink, given a drug - amyl nitrate - and sexually abused.
Dodd also claimed he was wined and dined by Flowers with trips to the theatre followed by drug-taking sessions involving amyl nitrate, cocaine and ketamine.
Table 1: Substances that can cause Methemoglobinemia (4) Inorganic Agents Nitrates, fertilizers, chlorates, copper sulfates --fungicides Organic Agents Amyl Nitrate, Isobutyl Nitrite, Sodium Nitrite, Nitroglycerin, Nitroprusside, Nitric Oxide, Nitrogen Dioxide, Trinitrotoluene, Combustion products Drugs Local Anesthetics: Benzocaine, Lidocaine, Prilocaine Pyridium, Anti-malarials --Primaquine, Chloroquine, Rasburicase, Cyclophosphamide, Ifosfamide, flutamide, Acetaminophen, Acetanilid, Phenacetic, celecoxib, Zopiclone, Methlene Blue (high doses in G6PD-Deficient patients) Antibiotics: Sulfonamides, Nitrofurantoins, P-aminosalicylic acid, Dapsone Industrial/Household Agents Aniline Dyes, Nitrobenzene, naphthalene (moth balls), aminophenol, nitroethane (nail polish remover)
Jack deflowered a young woman in his matrimonial bed, persuaded her to perform sex acts on an aide after she'd been given amyl nitrate, then offered to arrange an abortion.
I was sitting next to him in the living room when someone offered round a handful of yellow capsules - most likely amyl nitrate, which stimulates the heart and apparently enhances sex.
10] IU/mL Unprotected anal intercourse No STI in previous 6 mo Proctitis Group sex (>2 persons) Yes Drug use Amyl nitrate only Characteristic Patient 2 Patient 3 Age, y 41 39 Country of origin Ecuador Spain Date of HIV diagnosis 2000 Jul 1998 Year ART initiated 2000 2006 Prior negative HCV test Nonet Nonet Date AHC diagnosed May 2010 May 2010 CD4 count, cells/[micro]L 327 787 HIV viral load Undetectable Undetectable Symptoms at diagnosis Mild asthenia only No ALT/AST levels at AHC 304/216 222/114 diagnosis, U/L HCV genotype 4 1a HCV RNA load, IU/mL ([log.
His different accounts varied on specifically where he had met Mr Stallard, how many times he was sick and where, whether a cloth doused with amyl nitrate was applied to his face and the number of times he claimed this had happened.
Some antihypertensive drugs can cause headache, especially nitric oxide donors including amyl nitrate, isosorbide, nitroglycerin, and sodium nitroprusside.