This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Amyl Nitrite, antispasmodic, vasodilator. Used in angina pectoris, spasmodic asthma, epilepsy, syncope, dyspnea, and in poisoning by cocaine. Dose, 2 to 5 I. in brandy or by inhalation.