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Indiana Poison Center


When do you need to call the Poison Center?

Call (800) 222-1222 right away if someone may have been poisoned or if you have questions about poisons and poison prevention.

If the person who is poisoned can't wake up, is having trouble breathing or is having seizures, CALL 9-1-1.

What happens when you call the IPC?

Your call will be answered by one of the specialists at the Poison Center. These experts are trained nurses and pharmacists who specialize in poisoning emergency treatment and poison prevention. The poison specialist will help you to decide if you need to go to a hospital. Most poisonings are not life threatening and can be handled at home with the help of a specialist, saving you time and money.