Drug and Poison Information Center

  • The Drug and Poison Information Center

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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 24 counties in Ohio, and in fiscal 2013, we fielded more than 90,000 calls.

 
  • For the Community

    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.  

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  • Medical Vigilance Solutions

    We are an outsourcing provider specializing in pharmacovigilance, medical communications and 24/7 contact center support.

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  • Contact Us

    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.Contact Us