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Other Places to Get Help


Knowledge is The Best Medicine


Knowledge is the best medicine (KiBM) is a program that helps you take control of your health and work with your healthcare team to manage your medicines safely. This program is supported by leading health organizations in Canada who believe that an educated patient is a healthier patient.

Poison & Drug Information Service

Phone: 1-800-332-1414

Confidential advice about poisons, chemicals, medicines, and herbal products.

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Canada

4711 Yonge Street, Suite 501
Toronto, ON, M2N 6K8
Phone: 1-866-54-ISMPC (1-866-544-7672)
Phone: (416)-733-3131
Fax: (416)-733-1146

ISMP is a consumer-focussed website that is part of the Canadian Medication Incident Reporting and Prevention System (CMIRPS), a Canadian initiative to prevent harmful medication incidents.

Current as of: August 19, 2016

Author: Medication Quality and Safety Team – Pharmacy Services, Alberta Health Services