Why call the AR Poison and Drug Info Center ?
- Bites and stings are a common reason to contact the Arkansas Poison Center. If you have had a bite or sting call the 1-800-222-1222 hotline number immediately.
- The staff is trained in toxicology by a board certified medical toxicologist who has 25+ years experience in the field.
- Staff of specialists in poison information (pharmacists and registered nurses) is available 24 hours a day by. We do not use an answering machine ever so you will always talk to a live person!
Provide treatment recommendations concerning:
Skin, ear and eye exposures
Bites and stings
Bad reactions to foods or drugs
Call the administrative line at 501-686-6161 for poison prevention materials to be mailed to your home, work place or school. You can also fill out our online request form for materials. Remember for a poison exposure or medication question please call the hotline number at 1-800-222-1222.