What do I do if my child gets into medication at home?

If your child gets into medication at home, the best course of action is to call Poison Control immediately, and be sure to save the medication bottle.

Keeping medications out of the reach of children is all about prevention. All medications should be stored in cabinets or containers that are either locked or simply difficult for them to get into.  

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