Nitrous oxide, also known as dinitrogen oxide or dinitrogen monoxide, is a chemical compound with chemical formula N2O. Under room conditions it is a colourless non-flammable gas, with a pleasant slightly sweet odor. It is commonly known as laughing gas due to the exhilarating effects of inhaling it, and because it can cause spontaneous laughter in some users. It is used in surgery and dentistry for its anaesthetic and analgesic effects. ...

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... NITROUS OXIDE is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, nonflammable, and non-irritating gas used for general anesthesia during surgery. Nitrous oxide provide pain relief during vaginal delivery. Nitrous oxide is a powerful pain reliever and a weak anesthetic (producing loss of consciousness and feeling). Generic nitrous oxide is available. ...
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General Name Dinitrogen oxide Chemical formula N2O Appearance ...
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