Poison Control Centres in Canada


Poison and Drug Information Services

Calgary, AB
1-800-332-1414 (within Alberta)
(403) 944-1414 (in Calgary, VOIP users, or outside of Alberta)

British Columbia

BC Drug and Poison Information Centre

Vancouver, BC
1-800-567-8911(within British Columbia)
(604) 682-5050 (Greater Vancouver or outside British Columbia)
DPIC Antidote Stocking Guidelines


Manitoba Poison Control Centre

1-855-7POISON (1-855-776-4766)
Manitoba Poison Control Centre Antidote Stocking Recommendations

New Brunswick

Sykes Telehealth

Moncton, NB
911 (within New Brunswick)


Poison Information Centre
The Janeway Child Health Centre

St. John’s , NL
(709) 722-1110

Northwest Territories

Poison and Drug Information Services

Calgary, AB

Nova Scotia

IWK Regional Poison Centre

Halifax, NS
1-800-565-8161 (within Nova Scotia)
(902) 470-8161 (Halifax or outside Nova Scotia)
IWK Poison Centre Antidote stock list


Baffin Regional Hospital

Iqaluit, NU
(867) 979-7350

Cambridge Bay (Ikaluktutiak) Health Centre
(867) 983-2531

Rankin Inlet (Kangiqliniq) Health Centre
(867) 645-2816


Ontario Poison Centre / Centre anti-poison de l’Ontario

Toronto, ON
1-800-268-9017 (within Ontario)
(416) 813-5900 (greater Toronto area)
Ontario Poison Centre Antidote Stocking Recommendations

Prince Edward Island

IWK Regional Poison Centre

Halifax, NS
1-800-565-8161 (within Prince Edward Island)
(902) 470-8161
IWK Poison Centre Antidote Stock list


Centre anti-poison du Québec

Québec, QC
1-800-463-5060 (sans frais: Province de Québec)
Guide canadien des antidotes (Hydroxocobalamine)


Poison and Drug Information Services

Calgary, AB
1-866-454-1212 (within Saskatchewan)


Emergency Department
Whitehorse General Hospital

Whitehorse, YT
(867) 393-8700

Available App

App IconApp Name:
Canadian antidote guide
Antidote acute care toxicology
Designed for iPad

Courtesy of:
CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale

App Description:
Quick reference guide used as an information resource for the majority of antidotes recommended by Canadian Poison Control Centres. The intended users are Canadian healthcare professionals.

For more information on this app, please visit The Canadian Antidote guide on the Apple Store.

Consultation with your poison centre is recommended.

Instructions for Use

For intravenous Use:
To be reconstituted with 200 mL of 0.9 % Sodium Chloride Injection
Complete Starting Dose: 5 g

  1. Reconstitute
    Place the vial in an upright position.
    Add 200 mL of 0.9% Sodium Chloride
    Injection to the vial using the supplied
    transfer device.
  2. Mix
    Repeatedly invert or rock the vial for at
    least 60 seconds prior to infusion.
  3. Infuse vial
    Use supplied sterile intravenous tubing,
    hang & infuse over 15 minutes.
    One 5 g vial is a complete
    starting dose.
Cyanokit Canada Illustrations for Instructions for use