The Poison Post®
Brought to you by Poison Control Centers
March 2008 Edition
Everyday life is full of chances to make mistakes with our medicines. When it comes to heart medicine, too many people take the wrong medicine, leave heart medicine where a child can reach it, skip a check-up to monitor levels of heart medicine, and more. Learn more...
pill or candy
Many medicines look like something good to eat or drink. Pay attention to what you put into your mouth! Learn more...
Home remedies such as saline drops, gentle suctioning, humidity, and fluids are more effective than medicines for young children with coughs and colds. If home remedies don't work, consult the child's health care provider. Learn more...
Two ways to get help for a poison emergency:

Both are free and confidential.  Both provide expert guidance based on age, weight, and amount.