Category: First Aid

Aspirin Poisoning

Aspirin poisoning is accidental and caused by inappropriate dosing, immediately call the emergency helpline and provide the first aid tips given below.

First Aid 

  • If small amounts, the person needs carefully watched at home
  • If larger amount, the person needs ER hospital care
  • Carry  aspirin packing  to show the Doctor
  • Doctor will check aspirin level in blood and order corresponding tests
  • Doctor may prescribe activated charcoal or other medication to bring the situation under control
  • you  may also be given IV fluids

Seek medical help, if : 

  • continuous vomiting 
  • agitation or lethargy
  • unconsciousness
  • convulsions
  • disrupted breathing

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