Call 911 if the child has taken poison and:
Poisoning in children is serious, and you need to get emergency help immediately.
When to Call Poison Control
Call the poison control center at 800-222-1222 if you think your child has taken poison and is alert or if your child has done any of these things and is alert:
- Swallowed too much medicine or the wrong kind
- Has pieces of pills on clothes or lips
- Has a strange smell
- Is vomiting
- Is drooling a lot
- Is alert but acting differently
- Is confused
- Has no energy
Treat Symptoms as Directed
- Follow the instructions of emergency personnel or poison control.