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If you suspect someone has been poisoned by a medicine, chemical or other substance, call the Poison Control Centre at 604-682-5050 or 1-800-567-8911
The BC Drug and Poison Information Centre website is NOT a substitute for talking with a trained Poison Specialist. If someone is unconscious, having a seizure, difficulty breathing or chest pain, immediately call 9-1-1.

Changes to BC's Methadone Maintenance Program starting February 1st, 2014
BC Medications Return Program - a safe way to dispose of unused or expired medications.
BC Poison Centre data shows dosing errors of insulin commonly happen at nighttime.
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The pharmacist's role in poison prevention and management.

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