| Formulary Chapter 18: Emergency Treatment of Poisoning - Full Section
PLEASE NOTE THIS CHAPTER IS STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION.
The antidotes listed include those recommended by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and UK National Poisons Information Service (NPIS). They are included in the Formulary as RED traffic light medicines.
Please contact the pharmacy department at your trust for local availability of antidotes.
In cases of poisoning it is strongly recommended that advice is sought from NPIS by telephone on 0344 892 0111 or online using Toxbase. Advice is available 24/7/365.
See the current BNF for notes on the emergency treatment of poisoning (click on the BNF icon adjacent to individual drugs for further details).