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The Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center (DPIC) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is a 24-hour emergency and information telephone service for anyone with concerns about poison or drugs.
The center’s specially trained staff of pharmacists, pharmacologists and nurses and drug / poison information assistants answer questions about poisonings, drug abuse, product contents, substance identification, interactions and adverse reactions.
The Drug and Poison Information Center also works to provide you with important prevention information, educational materials, first-aid information, common household hazards and references to national helpline organizations and agencies.
The phone number for the Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center is 513-636-5111. You may also call a national hotline, 1-800-222-1222, and you will be connected to the center that serves your area.
The center also offers contract services to businesses looking for pharmacovigilance and safety surveillance for post-marketing and clinical trials.
We serve 20 counties in Ohio, and in 2011, we fielded more than 137,000 calls.
Find information about first aid if you’ve been exposed to a drug or poison and how to keep your home safe. We also offer educational materials, resources, hotlines and frequently asked questions.
We provide contract services to businesses looking for pharmacovigilance, medical communications and a 24/7 Contact Center.
3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229-3026 | 1-513-636-4200 | 1-800-344-2462 | TTY:1-513-636-4900
New to Cincinnati Children’s or live outside of the tri-state area? 1-877-881-8479
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