If you experience a poison emergency, there are two ways to get help. 1) Call the 24/7 Poison Control hotline at 1-800-222-1222 and talk to a live person. 2) You can now use an iPhone, iPad, Android device, or your web browser to evaluate an unintentional poisoning at webPOISONCONTROL
Either option will ask simple questions to determine the danger of a swallowed substance before symptoms develop. Questions include the substance name, amount swallowed, age, weight, and time since exposure. With either option, all reported information is kept confidential.