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First Aid 1-800-222-1222

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Medicines: Do not give anything by mouth until you call the Poison Center. Non-medicines: If patient is conscious and can swallow, give a small amount of water.
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On My Skin
Remove contaminated clothing and flood skin with water for 10 minutes.
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In My Eyes
Rinse eyes with lukewarm water for 15-20 minutes.
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Immediately get the person to fresh air. Avoid breathing fumes.

Other Exposures

Insect Bites

Remove stinger when applicable. Do not cut and try to extract venom. Call the Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222. If patient develops breathing problems or rash, call 911.

Snake Bites

Remove any jewelry. Do not cut and try to extract venom. Do not use ice, heat, or tourniquet. If bite is on an upper extremity (hand, arm), keep limb at/or slightly below heart level. Do not try to capture the snake. Call the Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222 for instructions, then go to the nearest hospital.

Household Cleaners

Do not induce vomiting. Wash off area around mouth. Do not force fluids (a sip of water only is OK) or attempt to ‘neutralize’. Call the Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222 right away. If patient develops breathing problems, call 911.

Additional Information

Montana Poison Center / 2023 TOTALS

(updated 2/20/2024)
  • 7,223

    Total Exposure


  • $2.3M Healthcare
    Costs Saved
  • 88.8% Exposures
    Managed at Home
  • 43.5% Exposures Involving
    Kids Under 6