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Fast, free, expert, poison help. Toll-free: (800) 222-1222 Our registered nurses are on standby to take your call 24/7.

When you call …

Our poison information specialists will assess the situation then provide first-aid actions. In severe cases, they will refer you to the most appropriate health care facility.

90% of cases
are successfully treated
via phone when we’re
called immediately.

Our poison specialists will ask you about:

Common call topics:

  • Medication overdose
  • Substance abuse or withdrawal
  • Ingestion of household cleaners
  • Pesticide exposures
  • Inhalation of gases or chemical fumes
  • Exposures to plants or mushrooms
  • Bites and stings
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Synthetic cannabis

Teens and young adults are landing in emergency rooms after using synthetic marijuana products.

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