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    Poisoning Treatment

     Call 911 if the person:

    • Has collapsed
    • Is having trouble breathing or has stopped breathing
    • Is having seizures or convulsions
    • Is unconscious or not alert

    Call Poison Control if:

    Call the poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 if the person has done any of these things and is alert:

    • Swallowed too much medicine or the wrong kind
    • Inhaled poison
    • Gotten poison on the skin or in the eye
    • Swallowed a household product or other chemical

    1. Treat Symptoms as Directed

    • Follow the instructions of emergency personnel or poison control.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on November 23, 2015

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