Learn about the top ten most common types of exposures managed by the Specialists in Poison Information at the Manitoba Poison Centre.
Medicines are the most common substance that we are contacted about. They include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, as well as natural or herbal remedies and vitamins.
Eating mushrooms that you have found growing outdoors can be extremely dangerous. Eating even small parts of some mushrooms can cause sickness and death.
The Manitoba Poison Centre receives many calls about people who have touched or eaten a plant that may be poisonous. To help you keep your family safe follow our plant safety information.