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Amyl Nitrite Inhalant, USP (amyl nitrite (amyl nitrite inhalant) inhalant)
Amyl nitrite (amyl nitrite inhalant) is a rapidly acting vasodilator administered by inhalation. 0.3mL is supplied in a covered thin glass capsule which is easily crushed between the fingers. Amyl nitrite (amyl nitrite inhalant) is a clear, yellowish liquid having a peculiar ethereal, fruity odor. It is volatile, even at low temperatures, and is flammable. This product is stabilized with Flexol ™ 2 %. The structural formula of amyl nitrite is: (CH3)2CHCH2CH2ONO
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/25/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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