Ever accidentally brushed your teeth with pain relief cream? If so, you’re not alone.
You might think it’s mostly kids who are victims of accidental poisonings, but adults actually account for nearly half of the 60,000 calls to the Kentucky Regional Poison Control Center each year. Ashley Webb, director of the Kentucky Regional Poison Control Center and a board-certified clinical toxicologist, said many of those calls are from Kentuckians age 65 and older.
Of those calls, 85 percent are for medication mistakes.