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
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.