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Poisoning is common and most cases happen at home. Learn about the symptoms, prevention and what to do in an emergency.
Common household and garden products are often swallowed by accident. While many are low toxicity, some are potentially harmful.
Pesticides are used to prevent, destroy, or reduce the spread of pests. It is important that pesticides are only used when necessary, and in accordance with the directions on the label.
Ciguatera poisoning only comes from certain fish from warm waters and can cause severe complications. Read on for management and prevention advice.
Scheduling of medicines and poisons
The scheduling of medicines is a national classification system that controls how medicines and poisons are made availiable to the public.
Lead can enter your body if you breathe in or swallow contaminated materials. Find out about preventing exposure, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Underlying causes of vomiting
There are many causes of vomiting, including gastroenteritis, pregnancy, migraine, appendicitis, labyrinthitis. Find out what can cause vomiting.
Inhaled substance or foreign object
People can accidentally breathe in a substance or object. Such as a liquid, powder, gas or small toy part. Learn more about symptoms that can arise from inhaling a substance or object.
Food poisoning is caused by bacteria, viruses or toxins in the food we eat. Learn more about food safety and how to avoid getting food poisoning.
Paracetamol poisoning has increased in Australia – here’s how to take it safely
Paracetamol is the most commonly used drug in Australia, but it's also the reason for most calls to poisons information hotlines.