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5,246 words, approx. 18 pages
Nitrous Oxide OFFICIAL NAMES: Nitrous oxide STREET NAMES: N2O, nitrous, laughing gas, whippets, whip-its, hippie crack DRUG CLASSIFICATIONS: Not scheduled Overview Nitrous oxide is a gas with anesthet... Read more
567 words, approx. 2 pages
Nitrous Oxide Nitrous oxide, or "laughing gas" (dinitrogen monoxide, N2O) is the only inorganic gas that is practical for clinical anesthetics. It was first synthesized in 1776 by Joseph Priestley and... Read more
425 words, approx. 2 pages
Nitrous Oxide The gas nitrous oxide was first identified by Joseph Priestley in 1772. Years later, in the late 1790s, the British chemist Humphry Davy began experimenting with the effects of inhaling ... Read more
425 words, approx. 2 pages
Nitrous Oxide The gas nitrous oxide was first identified by Joseph Priestley in 1772. Years later, in the late 1790s, the British chemist Humphry Davy began experimenting with the effects of inhaling ... Read more
633 words, approx. 3 pages
Nitrous Oxide Nitrous oxide (N2O), also called di-nitrogen monoxide, is one of several gaseous oxides of nitrogen. It is sometimes referred to as laughing gas, because when inhaled it causes a feeli... Read more
1,013 words, approx. 4 pages
Nitrous Oxide Overview Nitrous oxide (NYE-truss OX-side) is also known as dinitrogen oxide, dinitrogen monoxide, nitrogen monoxide, and laughing gas. It is a colorless, nonflammable gas with a sweet o... Read more
5,893 words, approx. 20 pages
Nitrous Oxide What Kind of Drug Is It? Nitrous oxide is a type of anesthetic, a substance used to deaden pain. It can alleviate pain without causing a loss of consciousness. Best known by the nickname... Read more
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