Q. I think I swallowed some particles of rat killer cake. What to do now?

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Dr. Pooja Pardhi
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This is a premium question & answer published on Nov 23, 2016 and last reviewed on: Nov 11, 2020

Hi doctor,

As the rats were troubling me, I bought a rat killer cake. I just sprinkled the cake like powder in air. I think a particle could have gone into my mouth. After that I did not swallow anything. Please help me

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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern.

  • Only a particle will not cause any serious problem. Wash your mouth properly with water and do gargles with plain water.
  • If you develop breathing difficulty, nausea, vomiting, palpitations or restlessness, then you should consult a physician immediately.
  • I suggest an antacid like tablet Pantodac-D (Pantoprazole and Domperidone) 40 mg stat twice a day for three days and tablet Flatuna (Simethicone) one tablet twice daily for three days. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent.

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