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Drug info - Poppers (Amyl Nitrite)

Discussion in 'Various drugs not covered by other forums' started by Bodhisattva500, Nov 18, 2004.

  1. Bodhisattva500

    Bodhisattva500 Silver Member

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    Just curious i recently bought some rush after watching fear and loathing and realizing amyls were legal.


    I think it is extremely fun and so does everybody i know


    im curious why nobody knows about it.Does anybody use it too?
     
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  2. BA

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    Yeah man, I used to get scripts for it that was back in the 60's & 70's

    It was some great shit, better than the stuff you buy now.Edited by: BA
     
  3. Micklemouse

    Micklemouse Platinum Member & Advisor

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    Amyl nitrate has to be one of the dirtiest substances around! It's used medically to treat some heart conditions and cyanide poisoning(cyanide constricts blood flow, and amyl is a vasodilator. Its also a muscle relaxant, making it much beloved of the gay community - think about it!)

    It's quite a hardcore, if shortacting stimulant, making it popular on the club scene for intensifying E rushes. It increases the pulse and lowers blood pressure, making it a good drug to take if you want to knacker your heart in style(there have been a number of deaths. How this stuff is still legal is beyond me!). It also intensifies orgasm if timed right!

    Amyl is one of those things that people either love or hate, and as you've probably gathered I'm not a fan! 30 seconds of purple followed by a splitting headache isn't my idea of a bargain, and it smells vile - it really pisses me off when people start sniffing it on the dancefloor, tantamount to spiking in my book, plus I get a headache just by being near the stuff! Mind you, I'm a heavy smoker, so in no position to judge! Each to their own...just use carefully and with respect!
     
  4. BA

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    Never got headaches from it.

    BA
     
  5. Micklemouse

    Micklemouse Platinum Member & Advisor

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    You're lucky BA! Maybe it was cleaner back in the day, especially if it was on 'script - pharmaceutical grade generally being a lot cleaner than 'street' as a rule. I suppose it's also possible that U.S. amyl is cleaner than U.K. amyl...Amyl headache is very common this side of the pond.

    Out of interest, and sorry if it's too personal, but what was it prescribed for?
     
  6. Bodhisattva500

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    havent you seen fear and loathing? "This man has a bad heart. angina pectoris". Amyls are prescribed for angina pectoris which is a sharp pain in the heart. Rush used to be amyl nitrite that was sold with out prescripition. Then the chemical got outlawed for a few years and the companies stopped selling them but they just reintroduced rush. Only now its not amyl nitrite its butyl and isobutyl nitrite.Ive done prescription amyls and the smell is different plus they make me laugh just a little more.Rush and butyl nitrites have more of a solvent smell but the effects are almost identical. i think theyr a blast
     
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    isobutyl is supposedly stronger. poppers have got very popular in the last few years round my way. maybe cuz our generation got used to sniffing dirty solvents at school.... anyway i would recomend poppers to anyone who enjoys a quick, easy high. yes, its known as the drug for gay men but it can also be hugely benficial to hetorosexual sex aswell as providing a nice rush.


    NOTE: Doctors are currently advising that poppers should not be taken with viagra as this can be extremely dangerous. Furthermore, furthermore people with blood pressure/heart problems or anaemia etc. should not take poppers.
     
  8. Bodhisattva500

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    i think they are an interesting to way to break the ice with someone. After an intense laughing episode you feel closer to people
     
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    The Combined Poppers (Amyl Nitrite) Thread

    what about poppers?
    Are legal?
    Are safe?
     
  10. asystole

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    Poppers are illegal to sell for human consumption, however if you buy "video head cleaner" that is an alkyl nitrite, it's legal in most if not all countries. There aren't too many health concerns assuming you are a healthy person, however they drop blood pressure and relax smooth muscles... if you are on certain meds or have hypotension then some issues could arise...
     
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    hey are poppers the thing that they used in "fear and loathing in las vegas" while in the car driving. It certainly seems like thats what they were using unless it was just something like ammonia to wake you up if you pass out.
     
  12. Hyperreal

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    Yep, it was amyl nitrate in Fear and Loathing


    Poppers - usually butyl nitrate - are legal in most countries. I don't know about in Italy. Ask for them in a sex shop.


    Poppers can't be considered a safe or clean drug. They're about the most neurotoxic drug out there and there's a danger of heart fibrillation.
     
  13. speedqueen

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    http://www.allaboutpoppers.com/ All you could ever want to know about poppers and more!


    As far as I know in the Uk it's only legal for sex shops to sell them , as room vapourisers.
     
  14. Labrat

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    Hey Hyperreal, Poppers are NEVER a alkyl nitrate. Period! Learn the difference between a nitrite and a nitrate. Also, do you mindexplaining what you mean by neurotoxic in your statement? In what way is a alkyl nitrite toxic to the nervous sytem?
     
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    poppers are amyl nitrate, poppers kills 100's thousands of brains cells, but they are pretty funny.
     
  16. Labrat

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    No, poppers are NOT a nitrAte they are always a nitrIte. Is it so fucking hard to see the difference betweeniand a?
     
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    I have always thought that poppers were amyl nitrate as it says here. However,another source says that they are indeed part of a "class of compounds called the alkylnitrites.


    There was even a UK punk rock singer called Amyl Nitrate! They are popular with the gay community, so I am told, as they relax your sphinctre.The inhalant hasa very short rush (like nitrous oxide) and can make you feel very sexually stimulated. The downside is that they give you an appalling headache!!!


    Seems like you are probably both right!:laugh:Edited by: enquirewithin
     
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  18. Labrat

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    The first link you gave has got it wrong too. Non-chemists has always mixed the two classes of compounds up. Check any serious scientific source and you'll se that it has always been the nitrites of the lower alcohols that has been used as poppers.
     
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    Funny, I'm no chemist... I have thought that it was amyl nitrate too for years, but maybe this is a common misconception?
     
  20. Chaote

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    Do you buy amyls in a drug store like a pharmacy or were? do u have to go to the counter or are they in the aisle btw I live in Canada if thats any difference