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Stelazine ampoule

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037469
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point.
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Accession Number
997037469
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Schizophrenia -- drug therapy
Anxiety -- drug therapy
Psychomotor Agitation -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- depressants -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Ampoule reads, "1 mg. // 'STELAZINE' // Triflluoperazine // Dihydrochloride // SKF // 1 cc size // S.K.F.I.A.C. // Montreal // CA Lot // K 3026"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.9 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No chipping or spotting on glass
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet: https://www.emedicinehealth.com/drug-trifluoperazine/article_em.htm https://www.rxlist.com/stelazine-drug.htm https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-11998/trifluoperazine-oral/details
Research Facts
It is an intramuscular injection, but can also be taken orally; an anti-psychotic used to treat schizophrenia symptoms for patients over the age of 6 years old. It is a type of phenothiazine, helps restore balance of natural substances in the brain. t can also be used as an anti-anxiety medication, however it is potentially harmful, and safer drugs should be used to treat anxiety before stelazine is attempted.
Exhibit History
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
Images
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