Drug Overdose and Poisoning Directory
Drugs, medications, and supplements all have a potential propensity for causing an overdose or poisoning. A drug overdose or poisoning can be intentional or unintentional, depending on the situation and the person. Other factors in drug overdose or poisoning are people's sensitivity to various drugs and how they are able to metabolize them. Find out more about various types of drug overdoses and poisoning from articles, overviews and news.
Aspirin is a common pain reliever that can poison you. WebMD explains symptoms and treatment.
Iron Poisoning Basics
Iron poisoning occurs when a person, usually a child, swallows a large number of iron-containing pills, most often vitamins.
Drug Overdose Treatment
WebMD explains first aid steps for treating a drug overdose.
WebMD looks at the serious risk of taking too much acetaminophen, which is found in Tylenol and other common medications.
7 Dangerous Drug Mistakes
Experts explain the dangers of mixing drugs, not checking labels, and other common drug mistakes.
Tip Sheet: Avoiding Epilepsy Drug Interactions
Many epilepsy drugs interact with each other, with over-the-counter medicines, and with other prescription drugs. Here's how to avoid potentially harmful drug interactions.