Tox Info Suisse provides free 24-hour medical advice in case of poisoning or suspected poisoning

Tox Info Suisse provides free 24-hour medical advice in case of poisoning or suspected poisoning

Tox Info Suisse provides free 24-hour medical advice in case of poisoning or suspected poisoning

Tox Info Suisse provides free 24-hour medical advice in case of poisoning or suspected poisoning

Tox Info Suisse provides free 24-hour medical advice in case of poisoning or suspected poisoning

Tox Info Suisse provides free 24-hour medical advice in case of poisoning or suspected poisoning

Tox Info Suisse provides free 24-hour medical advice in case of poisoning or suspected poisoning

Tox Info Suisse provides free 24-hour medical advice in case of poisoning or suspected poisoning

Tel. 145 is the emergency hotline of Tox Info Suisse, the Swiss poisons information centre. Call 145 if there is a risk for poisoning, or if somebody shows signs or symptoms of intoxication. Our specially trained physicians give advice in case of poisoning with various agents incl. chemicals, pharmaceuticals, drugs of abuse, poisonous plants, mushrooms, or venomous animals around the clock 7/24. Tox Info Suisse celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2016.

Services

  • Poisoning emergency number 145
  • Free medical advice in cases of poisoning for the general public and for health professionals
  • Treatment guidelines
  • Risk-assessment reports for government and manufacturers
  • Poisoning prevention
  • Clinical toxicology training for physicians, accredited training site (Cat. B) for the specialization in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology in Switzerland
  • Research and education

News

18.07.2016

European jellyfisch envenomations

Some jellyfish species may sting humans, determining painful local reactions and rarely severe systemic effects. After contact carefully wash with seawater and do not rub. Read more in German or French.  



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