Every poisoning is different. Treatment advice will depend on the type and amount of poison involved. The child’s age, weight, and medical history will affect treatment, too. In case of serious or life threatening symptoms, call 113 for help (medical emergency number).
In case of poisonings you should
- Call the Norwegian Poison Information Centre: 22 59 13 00. Do not wait for clinical signs to occur before you call. Keep the number posted in your home or on your mobile phone. The poison experts can help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week and have information about the contents of a large range of products. Enquiries can be conducted in English if necessary.
- Keep the packaging or remains of the poisonous substance at hand, to ensure accurate information.
- The specially trained staff will provide an assessment of your case and give you advice about suitable treatment.
- In cases of unconsciousness or other life threatening symptoms: Call 113 for help (medical emergency).