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.
Iron Poisoning Basics
Iron poisoning occurs when a person, usually a child, swallows a large number of iron-containing pills, most often vitamins.
Aspirin is a common pain reliever that can poison you. WebMD explains symptoms and treatment.
Treatment for Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Poisoning
Find out from WebMD what to do in case a person takes too much Tylenol (acetaminophen).
Aspirin and Other Drugs That May Trigger Asthma
Aspirin and other drugs may trigger asthma symptoms. Find out from WebMD what you need to know to prevent an drug-induced asthma attack.
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.