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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.

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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:

Collage of poisonous items

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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Homeopathic Teething Products

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The FDA is advising parents not to give homeopathic teething tablets and gels to infants or children. These products have not been evaluated for safety or quality and may harm your children.

If you have any questions or concerns about your child's teething products or anything else he or she may have gotten into, please call 1-800-222-1222 immediately. We have certified Registered Nurses (RNs) who are Specialists in Poison Information (SPIs) on hand 24/7 to advise you what to do if you think your child may have gotten into a dangerous substance.

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