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 Formulary Chapter 18: Emergency Treatment of Poisoning - Full Section

The antidotes listed here are those recommended by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and UK National Poisons Information Service (NPIS).  They are included in the Formulary as RED traffic light medicines.

Please see individual entries for local availability of antidotes.

In cases of poisoning it is strongly recommended that advice is sought from NPIS by telephone on 0344 892 0111 or online using Toxbase. Advice is available 24/7/365.

See the current BNF for notes on the emergency treatment of poisoning or click on the BNF icon adjacent to individual drugs for further details.

Numbers in brackets indicate counts of (Formulary items, Non Formulary items)
18 Poisoning (34,3)
18.11.01 Skin cleansers and antiseptics (0,0)
18.11.07 Preparations for promotion of wound healing (0,0)