Articles Tagged : amyl nitrate

What Are Poppers and What Are the Safety Concerns

People often ask, “What are poppers?” and “Are poppers a drug?” First, let’s define the word drug.  The Google dictionary defines “drug” as: “a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body.” If we use the definition, then yes, poppers are a drug, but using the […]

Gay Poppers?

Although the use of solvent cleaners as a sexual aide originated in the gay community, this use has spread throughout the heterosexual community as well, meaning that “gay poppers” isn’t a very accurate term in today’s world The original “poppers” were amyl nitrates that were prescribed for angina, a heart condition.  The medication came in […]