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nitrous_oxide

nitrous oxide

Introduction

  • a commonly used anesthetic, inhaled analgesic agent
  • also readily available to the public as used to inflate balloons and in whipping cream and thus is subject to chronic abuse

Acute toxicity

  • nausea, vomiting
  • dizziness
  • euphoria
  • CNS depression

Chronic abuse

  • may lead to:
    • bone marrow suppression
    • chronic neurologic features
nitrous_oxide.txt · Last modified: 2020/09/02 12:36 by gary1