Inhaled Insecticide Home Care
Any inhalation of a poisonous insecticide requires emergent medical care.
Home care for insecticide inhalations after emergency treatment includes:
- Drink plenty of water.
- Do not smoke.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
- Take prescribed medications as directed:
Inhaled Insecticide Warning Signs
Notify your doctor for an insecticide inhalation and any of the following:
Continue to Inhaled Insecticide Underlying Cause
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