Poppers side effects include dizziness, increased heart rate, increased blood flow to the muscles and arteries. Headaches often occur after use.
Prolonged use of poppers side effects may result in respiratory damage, eye damage and neurological issues. Please note, these issues have not been fully documented and may be attributed to other factors.
Poppers side effects of different types of poppers
The are different types of poppers. The most popular in the USA is PWD Rush.
PWD Rush is an isobutyl nitrite popular. Isobutyl nitrite is legal in the US and makes up the majority of poppers sales in the USA. Other types of poppers include amyl nitrate poppers. This is a controlled chemical and these poppers side effects can be much more pronounced than the use of poppers such as alkyl nitrite, cyclohexyl nitrite or isopropyl nitrite poppers.
Poppers side effects include death?
Back in the 1980’s there was a big scare that poppers use was causing aids which resulted in deaths. This was proved to be untrue. While poppers did lead to a higher incident of disease transmission due to the fact that poppers use resulted in more risky behavior no actual direct deaths were reported.
Eye damage from the use of poppers
One legitimate side effect of prolonged poppers use can be eye damage. Poppers are used by inhalation through the nose. This can cause increased blood flow into the eye and possible burst blood vessels in the eye itself.
More information on poppers side effects
Studies have been performed on the use of poppers and their side effects and one major study on the effects of poppers can be found here.