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What are the symptoms if someone drinks 20 ml of Dettol by mistake? What is the best cure and treatment for it?

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Dr Sujit Kr Sharma

  BHMS

Replied 2017-03-02 11:07:35 UTC

Hi,
Drinking such liquids can be dangerous at times. It can cause various diseases.
If this happened to you then I would suggest you visit nearby hospital instead of waiting for any symptoms. Symptoms may range from nausea, vomiting or skin rash or sometimes no symptoms at all.
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Dr Bela Chaudhry

  Bachelor in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery|Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Replied 2017-03-03 08:08:45 UTC

Hi User,
Dettol antiseptic lotion basically consists of 4.8% of alcohol compound named chloroxylenol. And it is 100% harmful to health when it is ingested. Instances of symptoms like loss of consciousness, vomiting , cramps etc to the patients who had Dettol by oral consumption or frequent inhalation. Chloroxylenol is poisonous. The other contents like pine oil and castor oil are harmless. If any symptom occurs one should rush to the hospital.
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