Disease Information for Amyl nitrite/Butyl or isobutyl nitrite inhalation

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Blue lips
Cyanosis
Low Blood Pressure
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Blue skin discoloration/Skin color
Flushing
Venipuncture/Chocolate colored blood/sign
Acutely ill patient/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Methemoglobin (Lab)
URINE Methemoglobin
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hypotension
Methemoglobin inducing poisons/toxicity
Methemoglobinemia
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Migraine trigger/attack
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-anginal medication (example)
DRUG/Nitrate/Nitroglycerin medication (example)
DRUG/Older medication/little used
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Cellular hypoxia oxidative/hgb release
TOXIN/Increases Heart Rate
TOXIN/Poison/Inorganic (category)
TOXIN/Street drug/inhalant snuffing (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Methylene blue
Definition

Inhaled nitrite medication;vasodilator used for angina and used for cyanide poisoning protocol;can be toxic

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