Nitrous oxide is a gas with several legitimate uses, but when inhaled it can make people feel euphoric and relaxed. nitrous

Nitrous oxide is a colourless gas.

It is normally bought in pressured canisters, varying in size and depending on what it will be used for.

The gas is commonly transferred to a container, e.g. a balloon, from which the gas is inhaled.

Also known as:

Laughing gas, Hippy crack, Cartridges, Whippets

Laughing gas, Hippy crack, Cartridges, Whippets

Effects

The effects of nitrous oxide vary depending on how much has been inhaled but they include feelings of euphoria, relaxation and calmness.

It could also cause dizziness, difficulty in thinking straight and fits of giggles/laughter.

The more frightening effects might be sound distortions or even hallucinations, and in some people, a headache can be an unwanted immediate after effect.

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Effeithiau

Mae effeithiau ocsid nitraidd amrywio yn dibynnu ar faint sydd wedi’i hanadlu ond maent yn cynnwys teimladau o ewfforia, ymlacio a llonyddwch.

Gallai hefyd achosi pendro, anhawster wrth feddwl yn syth ac yn cyd-fynd o chwerthin / chwerthin.

Efallai y bydd y effeithiau mwy brawychus fod distortions sain neu rhithweledigaethau hyd yn oed, ac mewn rhai pobl, gall cur pen fod yn diangen syth ar ôl effaith.

Cosb

Ocsid nitraidd yn gyfreithiol i feddu arnynt.

Fodd bynnag, mae’n anghyfreithlon i unrhyw un werthu ocsid nitraidd i bobl dan 18 oed, os ydynt yn meddwl eu bod yn debygol o fod yn anadlu i’r ocsid nitraidd.

Penalties

Nitrous oxide is legal to possess.

However, it is illegal for anyone to sell nitrous oxide to people under 18, if they think they’re likely to be inhaling the nitrous oxide.

Risks

Nitrous oxide is most commonly inhaled through the mouth and can cause dizziness or affect your judgement, which might make you act carelessly or dangerously.

Also, remember that it comes in a pressurised canister, so there are risks involved when inhaling nitrous oxide which could lead to sudden death due to lack of oxygen.

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Peryglon

Ocsid nitraidd yn cael ei fewnanadlu yn fwyaf cyffredin drwy’r geg a gall achosi pendro neu effeithio ar eich barn, a allai wneud i chi weithredu’n ddiofal neu’n beryglus.

Hefyd, cofiwch ei bod yn dod mewn canister dan bwysau, felly mae risgiau ynghlwm wrth anadlu ocsid nitraidd a allai arwain at farwolaeth sydyn oherwydd diffyg ocsigen.

Drug Category

Depressant

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