Iron Poisoning (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
Call a doctor, local poison control center, or go directly to the closest hospital's emergency department if you suspect a child has swallowed iron-containing vitamins, even if the child shows no symptoms. Bring the container that lists the strengths with you.
If you find a child among iron pills or pill containers, or a child tells you he or she has swallowed pills, take the child to a hospital's emergency department because symptoms may not have had time to develop.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/5/2014
Douglas S Lee, MD
Ruben Olmedo, MD