A dream of taking poison portends a period of tension due to your unwillingness to compromise your principles. Stand firm; your refusal to conform will pay dividends later. If your dream concerned giving poison, it portends a broken friendship or love affair. To dream of others taking poison signifies success in spite of unfair competition and/or opposition. Poisoned animals in a dream indicate domestic troubles. Throwing poison away suggests the lucky discovery of a deceitful friend who could have caused you a severe financial loss.