First Aid for Toadfish Poisoning

First Aid for Toadfish Poisoning

First Aid
Contributed byKrish Tangella MD, MBASep 30, 2017

The topic First Aid for Toadfish Poisoning you are seeking is a synonym, or alternative name, or is closely related to the topic First Aid for Pufferfish Poisoning.

Please find relevant information on First Aid for Toadfish Poisoning regarding cause, signs & symptoms, administration of first aid treatment, prognosis, preventive measures, and additional resources HERE.

Quick Summary:

  • The pufferfish is the most venomous marine creature (fish) found in the tropical and subtropical ocean waters. Pufferfish Poisoning occurs from eating incorrectly prepared and served pufferfish meat.


  • In case of an emergency, call 911 (or your local emergency number) for assistance
  • In case of poisoning, call National Poison Control Center at 800-222-1222 (or your local poison control center) and follow instructions
  • Provide them with information such as dosage, type, strength and time of ingestion of medication, age, weight and general health status of affected individual

What are some Useful Resources for Additional Information on Toadfish Poisoning?

National Capital Poison Center (USA)
3201 New Mexico Ave, Suite 310 Washington, DC 20016
Administrative Line: (202) 362-3867
Emergency Line: 1 (800) 222-1222
Fax: (202) 362-8377

American Association of Poison Control Centers (USA)
515 King St., Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 894-1858

References and Information Sources used for Toadfish Poisoning: (accessed on 09/30/2017) (accessed on 09/30/2017)

Helpful Peer-Reviewed Medical Articles for Toadfish Poisoning:

Field, J. (1998). Puffer fish poisoning. Emergency Medicine Journal, 15(5), 334-336.

Sims, J. K., & Ostman, D. C. (1986). Pufferfish poisoning: emergency diagnosis and management of mild human tetrodotoxication. Annals of emergency medicine, 15(9), 1094-1098.

Haque, M. A., Islam, Q. T., & Ekram, A. S. (2008). Puffer fish poisoning. TAJ: Journal of Teachers Association, 21(2), 199-202.

Millichap, J. (2005). Puffer Fish Poisoning. Pediatric Neurology Briefs, 19(3).

Azizul, M., Tarikul, Q., & Saifuddin, A. R. M. (2009). Puffer Fish Poisoning.

Ababou, A., Mosadik, A., Squali, J., Fikri, K. O., Lazreq, C., & Sbihi, A. (2000, March). Puffer fish poisoning. In Annales francaises d'anesthesie et de reanimation (Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 188-190).

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