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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Child receiving medicine via syringe

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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Vaping Has Changed

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After more than a decade in the United States, vaping is more a part of popular culture than ever before, but there are several changes that are happening with vaping.

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5 Tips for Cleaning & Disinfecting Safely

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Have you been cleaning your house more than ever before? With all of the coronavirus concerns, it is good to be extra thorough when disinfecting and wiping down “high contact” surfaces. But, check before you mix those chemicals, because some things just don’t mix and not all chemicals are appropriate for every cleaning job.

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FACTS ABOUT IVERMECTIN

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Everyone is anxious to find medications that work for the treatment of COVID-19. In the last several weeks, there have been studies to show possible benefits of certain medications already on the market for other diseases.

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