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Drug Info

Inhalants

What is it?

Invisible, volatile substances found in common household products, e.g., felt tip markers, spray paint, air freshener, typewriter correction fluid, butane, computer cleaners, glue. Includes more than 1,000 products that are harmful when inhaled.

Street Names

Huff, Rush, Whippets, Gluey

How it is Taken

  • Inhaled through nose or mouth
  • Huffing inhalant-soaked rag stuffed in mouth
  • Inhaling from balloon with nitrous oxide
  • Sniffing or snorting the substance from a container or dispenser
  • Inhaling fumes from substances in a bag

Paraphernalia

How does it affect the body?

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