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  • Acetaminophen and codeine overdose 12/15/2011
    Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and codeine is a prescription pain medicine. It is a narcotic, which means it has the potential to relieve pain while making you feel sleepy. Acetaminophen and codeine overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of this medication. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
  • Acetaminophen overdose 02/02/2011
    Tylenol overdose; Paracetamol overdose Poisonous Ingredient: Where Found: Acetaminophen is found in a variety of over-the-counter and prescription pain relievers.
  • Acetone poisoning 12/16/2011
    Dimethyl formaldehyde poisoning; Dimethyl ketone poisoning; Nail polish remover poisoning Poisonous Ingredient: Acetone; Dimethyl formaldehyde; Dimethyl ketone Where Found: Fingernail polish remover Some cleaning solutions Some glues, including rubber cement Some lacquers Note: This list may not be all-inclusive.
  • Acid soldering flux poisoning 02/28/2012
    Fluxes; Flux poisoning Poisonous Ingredient: Hydrocarbons (including ammonium chloride, rosin, hydrochloric acid, and zinc chloride) Where Found: Soldering flux Note: This list may not include all sources of fluxes.
  • Adrenergic bronchodilator overdose 12/15/2011
    Adrenergic bronchodilators are inhaled medicines that help open up the air passages. They are used to treat asthma and chronic bronchitis. Adrenergic bronchodilator overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of this medication. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
  • Aftershave poisoning 02/16/2012
    Aftershave is a lotion, gel, or liquid applied to the face after shaving. It is often used by men. This article discusses the harmful effects from swallowing aftershave products. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222. Poisonous Ingredient: Ethyl alcohol Isopropyl alcohol (isopropanol) Note: This list may not be all-inclusive.
  • Aloe 02/16/2012
    Skin and sunburn treatments Poisonous Ingredient: Aloe Aloin Where Found: Aloe is found in many different products, including: Burn medications Cosmetics Hand creams Symptoms: Breathing difficulty (from breathing in the substance) Diarrhea Loss of vision Rash Severe abdominal pain Skin irritation Throat swelling (which may also cause breathing difficulty) Vomiting Home Treatment: Stop using the product.
  • Aminophylline overdose 02/02/2012
    Aminophylline or theophylline are medicines used to prevent and treat wheezing and other breathing difficulties caused lung diseases such as asthma. Aminophylline or theophylline overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of these medications. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
  • Amitriptyline and perphenazine overdose 01/20/2010
    Amitriptyline and perphenazine is a combination drug that is sometimes prescribed for patients with depression, agitation, or anxiety. Amitriptyline and perphenazine overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of this medication. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
  • Amitriptyline hydrochloride overdose 01/19/2010
    Amitriptyline hydrochloride is a type of prescription medicine called a tricyclic antidepressant. Amitriptyline hydrochloride overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of this medication. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
  • Ammonia poisoning 08/03/2011
    Ammonia is a strong, colorless gas. If the gas is dissolved in water, it is called liquid ammonia. Poisoning may occur if you breathe in ammonia. Poisoning may also occur if you swallow or touch products that contain very large amounts of ammonia. WARNING: Never mix ammonia with bleach. This causes the release of toxic chlorine gas, which can be deadly. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
  • Ammonium hydroxide poisoning 12/15/2011
    Aqueous - ammonia Poisonous Ingredient: Ammonium hydroxide Where Found: Ammonium hydroxide is found in many industrial products and cleaners such as flooring strippers, brick cleaners, and cements.
  • Anti-rust product poisoning 02/16/2012
    Anti-rust product poisoning occurs when someone breathes in or swallows anti-rust products. These products may be accidentally breathed in (inhaled) if they are used in a small, poorly ventilated area, such as a garage. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
  • Anticoagulant rodenticides poisoning 08/03/2011
    Anticoagulant rodenticides are poisons used to kill rats. Rodenticide means rodent killer. An anticoagulant is a blood thinner. Anticoagulant rodenticide poisoning occurs when someone swallows a product containing these chemicals. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
  • Antidiarrheal drug overdose 12/15/2011
    Antidiarrheal drugs are medications used to treat loose, watery, and frequent stools. This article discusses overdose of antidiarrheal drugs containing diphenoxylate or atropine. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222. Poisonous Ingredient: Diphenoxylate Atropine Where Found: Diphenatol Lofene Logen Lomanate Lomotil Lonox Lo-Trol Nor-Mil Note: This list may not be all inclusive.
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