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What to Do If My Child Consumes Cannabis

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If your child consumes enough marijuana edibles or other cannabis products, they can experience severe symptoms. These symptoms can range from anxiety, panic, dizziness, slurred speech, poor coordination, and coma. Children may need to be taken to the emergency department to receive oxygen and or IV fluids to help them …

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Is CBD Oil Safe for Everyone?

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CBD oil and products are popular over-the-counter alternatives to help with sleep disorders and anxiety. In most cases, CBD is safe but there are some side effects from having too much and it is possible to have an allergic reaction to CBD. Read more to learn what signs to watch for!

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Antivirals for Flu Season!

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It is important to be educated on what the flu is, how it affects you, and what treatment is available. The Missouri Poison Center is here to make sure this flu season you and your family stay protected and informed!

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Facts About Antibiotics

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Poison centers across the country handle thousands of calls every year about antibiotics. Sometimes, young children get into a bottle of the liquid and drink it. Other times, a patient may take the wrong dose or they save leftover antibiotics “just in case”. Keep reading to learn our best facts about antibiotics.

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Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

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Over-the-counter pain relievers are some of the most common calls to poison centers. What is the difference between acetaminophen and NSAIDs? How do you keep you and your family safe when using pain relievers? Keep reading to learn more!

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