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atropine sulphate

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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001487 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001487 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Atropine -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is 2/3 full of tablets; the top third and neck are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; orange
metal: red; white
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 H. T. No. 32 // ATROPINE // SULPHATE // Hypodermic Tablets // 1/150 GRAIN // (0.4 MG.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO L U 141 J"; right side: "USUAL ADULT DOSE – // 1/150 gr. (0.4 mg.), // subcutaneously; may be // given three times daily. //Stock 27-32-4"; left side: "CAUTION – To be used // only on the advice of a // physician. // POISON // 7.3 // D // 11"; (b) "P D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row F
Length
a - 4.4 cm
Width
a - 2.2 cm
Depth
a - 1.9 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label dirty, yellowing, peeling on right side; some corrosion on cap where paint is scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Ophthalmic Ointment

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15326
Dates
1949
1970
circa 1949-1970
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
Accession Number
006033041 a-b
Description
Small rectangular blue cardboard box (a) which opens on both ends and has a perforated flap along one of the long sides; under the flap is a space with dotted lines for presecription directions to be written on, and on top of the flap on a cream paper background the product information is printed i…
Accession Number
006033041 a-b
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmic Solutions
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Eye Diseases
Ointments
Atropine -- therapeutic use
Description
Small rectangular blue cardboard box (a) which opens on both ends and has a perforated flap along one of the long sides; under the flap is a space with dotted lines for presecription directions to be written on, and on top of the flap on a cream paper background the product information is printed in dark blue ink; inside the box is a blue metal tube which is flat at the very bottom but broadens as it nears the black plastic cap; on the tube just below the cap there is a cream paper with the product information printed on it in dark blue ink.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Box: Length 7.0 cm X Width 1.8 cm X Height 3.5 cm
b - Tube: Length 6.2 cm X Width 2.0 cm X Height 1.2 cm
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Maker
Ingram and Bell
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
1970
circa 1949-1970
Date Remarks
Based on other objects in same lot; appears in an Ingram and Bell Catalogue from 1964.
Material
paper: tan, cream
ink: blue, dark blue
metal: blue
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box under flap (a): "DIRECTIONS"; printed on top of flap: "I & B OPHTHALMIC OINTMENT No. 44 // ATROPINE SULPHATE 1% // Directions: Use as physician directs. // INGRAM & BELL, LIMITED, TORONTO, CAN. // Contents // 1/8 OZ"; printed on paper on tube (b): "I & B OPHTHALMIC OINTMENT No. 4 // ATROPINE SULPHATE 1% // Directions: Use as physician directs // INGRAM & BELL, LIMITED, TORONTO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Catalogue, websites
Reference Comments
Ingram & Bell Limited. Pharmaceutical Catalogue, 1964.
MDS Inc. “Mds Inc. Annual Information Form for the Year Ended October 31, 2002.” MDS Inc., 2003.
“Cardinal Health Canada Inc.” Canadian Business Resource, Canadian Newspaper Services International Limited, 2019. Accessed 7 August 2019.
"Atropine Sulfate (PF) Drops", WebMD: https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-156298/atropine-sulfate-pf-ophthalmic-eye/details. Accessed August 29th, 2019.
"Atropine Eye Ointment", Drugs.com, accessed Aug 29, 2019: https://www.drugs.com/cdi/atropine-eye-ointment.html
Research Facts
Used for dialating the pupils and paralyzing the muscles of accomodation, of the eyes.
It is used before eye examinations and in the treatment of some eye conditions; it is used to treat swelling and lazy eye (amblyopia).
Ingram & Bell Limited was a medical supply company first established in Toronto in 1905; the company became a Canadian leader in the distribution of medical products; their wide selection included equipment, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals; as the company grew, they established branches in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver; became Ingram & Bell Inc. and 49% owned by MDS in 1986; MDS acquired 100% in 1993; became Source Medical Corporation after merger with Allegiance Healthcare Canada Inc. in 1997; acquired by Cardinal Health Canada Inc. in 2005.
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