Nitrous Oxide

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Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous OxideBy: Aubrey Hawkins

Citations-Close-up Of Woman Inhaling Anaesthetic Gas. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 22 Oct 2012. http://quest.eb.com/images/132_1272585-Nitrous Oxide Tank. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 24 Oct 2012. http://quest.eb.com/images/132_1185940

Nitrous Oxide is known for being used in dentists offices to kill pain and is also known as laughing gas. Some nicknames for nirtous oxide are laughing gas and hippy crack.

5 short term effects- Light headed- Laughing-Sleepy and deep dreams- Kills Pain- Audotory and visual decreases5 long term effects- Deep dreams- Nausea- Unpleasent sensation-- Violent Flashbacks- Health problems

This drug is an inhalent and is administerd threw a tube by the mouth or a balloon. Just like the picture below.

This drug is Psychologiallay addicting because people relay on the feeling of no pain and the giddy feeling

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Nitrous Oxide is a schuedle 2 drug. The first stage is drowsiness, confusion, analgesia. The second stage is excitment, euphoria, spontaneous musle movements, adn hallucinations. The thrid step is loss of consciousness. The final stage is heading into a comas. Nitrous is considered an inhalent and very dangerous if used to offen for pleasure.

The Penalties for being caught in possession are a felony of thrid degree, and in in discretion of a trial judge. They are also required to particpate in an abuse services program.

When people stop using Nitrous Oxide they will experince hand tremors, nervousness, sweating, hallucinations, headaches,muscle pain,insomia, and aggression

People also inhale Nirtous Oxide by a balloon and sniffing whip cream. Back then people would have parties where all they would do is inhale nitrous oxide. But soon it became to dangerous becuase to many people went into coma's.


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