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Digifoline ampoules

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE [logo: two hexagons, one inside the other, with a monogram of CIBA inside the inner one] MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
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Gynergen ampoules

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.25 a-f
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
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Accession Number
1977.8.25 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Migraine -- drug therapy
Headache -- drug therapy
Analgesics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a-c - glass ampoules - Size: Length 4.7 cm
d - container top - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
e - container bottom - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
f - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Sandoz Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: yellow; brown; white
metal
glass
Inscriptions
On the front face of the cardboard container is printed: "GYNERGEN // TRADE MARK //ERGOTAMINE STOLL // 6 sterile ampules // (1 c.c. = 0.00005 Gm) // [logo: a triangle with "S" in the centre and "SANDOZ" printed underneath // SANDOZ Ltd. Sole distributors for Canada // BASLE (Switzerland) THE WINGATE CHEMICAL Co., Ltd., // Montreal, Can."; the opposite face on the cardboard container gives the same information in French; on the bottom side of the box is printed: "Ergotamin tartaric 1/2 mgr. // Natrium chloratum 7 mgr. // Aqua ad. 1 ccm"; the foregoing is enclosed in a box shape; below this is "07500"; this number is also printed on each of the three ampoules.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Copy Type
Original
Images
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