With the president surrounded by “a fast Hollywood crowd,” someone offered him amyl nitrite, or “poppers.”
It was instantly relieved with amyl nitrite; nitro-glycerin was unsuccessful.
Not in use clinically.Pressure Depressors Nitroglycerine and amyl nitrite, action transitory but rapid.
If the aura be brief, buy a few "pearls" of amyl nitrite, crush one in your handkerchief, and sniff the vapour.
amyl nitrite is a limpid, and, generally, slightly yellow liquid; it has a peculiar and characteristic odour.
Warm-blooded animals may be thrown by amyl nitrite into a cataleptic condition.
The finding of a handkerchief, saturated with amyl nitrite, which had not belonged to the dead man.
Would two or more capsules of amyl nitrite constitute a lethal dose?
amyl nitrite n.
A volatile yellow liquid used as a vasodilator and as an antidote in cyanide poisoning.