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Poisonings

What to do in case of poisoning or accidental ingestion

 

Call POISON CONTROL or us IMMEDIATELY!!!

 

DO NOT TRY TO MAKE YOUR CHILD VOMIT!

Information that you should have available when you call include:

  • Container with label
  • Name of substance
  • Manufacturer's name
  • Contents (if available) on label
  • Time of ingestion
  • Approximate amount of ingestion
  • Any signs or symptoms

Please note that Syrup of Ipecac is no longer recommended.

The telephone number of the Poison Control Center is:

1-800-222-1222


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