Aspirin Poisoning (cont.)
Aspirin Poisoning Prevention
Prescription medications should be used according to a doctor's and pharmacist's directions.
Never take a medicine prescribed for someone else.
To protect children from accidental drug overdose, all medications should be stored in containers with child-resistant caps. All medications should be out of sight and out of reach of children, preferably in a locked cabinet.
Take suicidal threats seriously.
Never give or take medication in the dark.
Always tell the doctor of any previous side effects or adverse reactions to medication as well as any new or unusual symptoms that occur.
Never take more than the recommended or prescribed dose of a medication.
Inform your doctor about all the medications you are taking. Be sure to mention over-the-counter medications.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/2/2014
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