Skip header and navigation

5 records – page 1 of 1.

Chloromycetin Ophthalmic Ointment

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3843
Dates
2000
2002
circa 2000-2002
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001271 a-c
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing a foil tube (b) with a threaded plastic cap (c).
  1 image  
Accession Number
000001271 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Ophthalmology
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- topical -- container
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing a foil tube (b) with a threaded plastic cap (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke- Davis
Dates
2000
2002
circa 2000-2002
Date Remarks
Could not have been made later than this year: expiry date given as Jan. 02
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver; white; black; red
cardboard: white; black; red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: Pr DIN 00024066 // Chloromycetin* Ophthalmic Ointment 1% // Chloramphenicol Ophthalmic Ointment U.S.P. // 3.5 g STERILE // PD PARKE-DAVIS // 26757 Antibiotic // 0 60093 26757 5"; top: DIRECTIONS: Place a small amount of ointment in the lower conjunctival sac every 3 hours or // as directed by the physician. // WARNING: Serious and fatal blood dyscrasias (aplastic anemia, bone marrow hypoplasia, // thrombocytopenia, granulocytopenia) have been reported with the use of chloramphenicol. It is // essential that adequate blood studies be done. // CONTENTS: Each g contains 10 mg chloramphenicol in a special ointment base. // Parke-Davis Div., Warner-Lambert Canada Inc., Scarborough, ONT M1L 2N3"; bottom: MARKS on top repeated in French, plus, "*TM / MC Warner-Lambert Company. Parke-Davis lic. use/sous lic."; back: MARKS from front repeated in French minus the bar code; right side: "Pr // Chloromycetin* Ophthalmic // Ointment 1% // Onguent ophtalmique de // Chloromycetin* à 1% // 3.5 g"; left side: "(L) 5247 // EXP JA02"; (b) front: "Pr DIN 00024066 // Chloromycetin* Ophthalmic Ointment 1% // Onguent ophtalmique de Chloromycetin* à 1% // Chloramphenicol Ophthalmic Ointment U.S.P. // 3.5 g Antibiotic/Antibiotique STERILE"; back: DIRECTIONS: place a small amount of ointment in the // lower conjunctival sac every 3 hours or as directed by // the physician. Each g contains 10 mg chloramphenicol in // a special ointment base. Store at 15° – 30° C. // [directions repeated in French] // Lot No. and Exp. Date on tube fold. // No de lot et date de péremption sur le repli. // *TM/MC Warner-Lambert Company, Parke-Davis Div. Warnewr- // Lambert Canada Inc., lic use /sous lic., Scarborough, ONT. M1L 2N3 // PD PARKE-DAVIS // 26757 3070E020 // 5247 1/02"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row G
Condition Remarks
Box flaps dented from being opened; tube dented from being handled.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Senokot Granules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15141
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment, General
Accession Number
010042016
Description
Short empty cylindrical metal container with a white paper label around it; can hold 100 g of product; black and red text; label contains dosage instructions, warnings, and composition in English and French; bottom of can contains a black stamped lot number.
  5 images  
Accession Number
010042016
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Constipation
Constipation -- drug therapy
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging
Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Short empty cylindrical metal container with a white paper label around it; can hold 100 g of product; black and red text; label contains dosage instructions, warnings, and composition in English and French; bottom of can contains a black stamped lot number.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Maker
The Purdue Frederick Company (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Material
paper: cream
ink: red, brown, black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Senokot // Granules // RELIEVES // CONSTIPATION GENTLY // DIN 026042 // 100 g // A Natural Source Laxative // ADULTS: 1 to 2 level teaspoonfuls daily taken at bedtime. // Maximum dosage, 2 level teaspoonfuls twice daily. IN PREG - // NANCY AND FOR CHILDREN OVER 60 LB. (27 Kg): 1/2 adult // dosage. CHILDREN UNDER // 60 LB. (27 Kg): 1/4 adult dosage. // Adjust dosage as necessary. // CAUTION: When abdominal pain (stomach ache, cramps, // colic), nausea or vomiting are present, do not use without // consulting a physician. // COMPOSITION: Each level teaspoonful (3 g) contains 326 // mg equivalent standardized senna concentrate standardized // to an average value of 46 mg sennosides A and B/g. // THE PURDUE FREDERICK COMPANY (CANADA) LTD. // Toronto, Canada, M4A 1A9 // S2"; stamped on bottom of can: "(L)159C1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row H
Length
5.2 cm
Diameter
7.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Some slight rusting on top of can, some discolouration of paper label.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-5539/senokot-oral/details
https://purdue.ca/en/about-us/
Research Facts
Senokot is made from sennosides, which are used to treat constipation. Sennosides keep water in the intestines to help them move properly.
The Purdue Frederick Company in Canada began in Montreal in 1956 and moved to Toronto in 1958.
Images
Less detail

Senokot Granules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15139
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment, General
Accession Number
010042017
Description
Empty cylindrical metal container with a white paper label around it; can hold 100 g of product; black and red text; label contains dosage instructions, warnings, and composition in English and French; bottom of can contains a black stamped lot number.
  5 images  
Accession Number
010042017
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Constipation
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Drug Packaging
Description
Empty cylindrical metal container with a white paper label around it; can hold 100 g of product; black and red text; label contains dosage instructions, warnings, and composition in English and French; bottom of can contains a black stamped lot number.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Maker
The Purdue Frederick Company (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Material
paper: cream
ink: red, gold, black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Senokot // Granules // RELIEVES // CONSTIPATION GENTLY // DIN 026042 // 200 g // A Natural Source Laxative // ADULTS: 1 to 2 level teaspoonfuls // daily taken at bedtime. Maximum // dosage, 2 level teaspoonfuls twice // daily. IN PREGNANCY AND FOR // CHILDREN OVER 60 LB. (27 Kg): 1/2 // adult dosage. CHILDREN UNDER // 60 LB. (27 Kg): 1/4 adult dosage. Adjust dosage as necessary. // CAUTION: When abdominal pain // (stomach ache, cramps, colic), // nausea or vomiting are present, do // not use without consulting a // physician. // COMPOSITION: Each level tea- // spoonful (3 g) contains 326 mg // equivalent standardized senna // concentrate standardized to an // average value of 46 mg sennosides // A and B/g. // THE PURDUE FREDERICK COMPANY (CANADA) LTD. // Toronto, Canada, M4A 1A9 //S1"; stamped on bottom of can: "(L)089C1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row H
Length
9.7 cm
Diameter
7.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Some slight rust spots on metal top of can, and some smudging and scratching on bottom of can. Some discolouration and dirt on label.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-5539/senokot-oral/details
https://purdue.ca/en/about-us/
Research Facts
Senokot is made from sennosides, which are used to treat constipation. Sennosides keep water in the intestines to help them move properly.
The Purdue Frederick Company in Canada began in Montreal in 1956 and moved to Toronto in 1958.
Images
Less detail

promotional pill holder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15120
Dates
1980
2015
circa 1980-2015
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
017020013
Description
Rectangular blue plastic pill holder with an attached self hinged lid and six equal compartments inside with white text on the top advertising "Peters Drugs Ltd,"
  5 images  
Accession Number
017020013
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Advertisements
Pharmacies -- advertisements
Pharmacy -- advertisements
Drug Storage
Description
Rectangular blue plastic pill holder with an attached self hinged lid and six equal compartments inside with white text on the top advertising "Peters Drugs Ltd,"
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from 1988 to 2017.
Dates
1980
2015
circa 1980-2015
Date Remarks
Date based on design, text style, and material, as well as the history of Peters Drugs
Material
plastic: blue
ink: white
Inscriptions
Printed on top: "Peters Drugs Ltd. // Established 1930 // 640 King St. West // Kingston. Ont Ph: (613) 546-5165 // Rx PharmaChoice"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-6
Length
8.6 cm
Width
5.9 cm
Height
1.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor scratches
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://www.petersdrugs.ca/about-us
Research Facts
Peters Drugs is a small, family run pharmacy established in 1930 in Portsmouth Village, now part of Kingston.
Images
Less detail

Selsun Suspension

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15223
Dates
1960
2000
circa 1960-2000
Collection
Tumak Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Home Health Care
Hygiene
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Treatment, General
Accession Number
015011008
Description
Brown plastic bottle with yellow screw cap; still has some of its contents; contains Selsun Suspension, a shampoo; the front of the bottle contains the name of the drug in brown lettering on a yellow background, and with it are listed the active ingredients, manufacturing information, and quantity;…
  5 images  
Accession Number
015011008
Collection
Tumak Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Home Health Care
Hygiene
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Hair
Skin Care
Soaps
Description
Brown plastic bottle with yellow screw cap; still has some of its contents; contains Selsun Suspension, a shampoo; the front of the bottle contains the name of the drug in brown lettering on a yellow background, and with it are listed the active ingredients, manufacturing information, and quantity; below this in white lettering are warnings and five steps of usage instructions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
2000
circa 1960-2000
Date Remarks
Based on other Abbott products in the Collection and their lot numbers, and on date that Abbott copyrighted "Selsun Suspension".
Material
plastic: brown, yellow
ink: yellow, white
Inscriptions
Printed on front of bottle: "SELSUN // SUSPENSION // CONTAINS: SELENIUM SULFIDE 2.5% COMPOUND SUSPENSION // ABBOTT LABORATORIES LTD. // MONTREAL, CANADA // 4 OUNCES LIST 3962 LOT D754-728 2/ // CAUTION: TO BE USED ONLY ON // THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN· // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING· // WARNING: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. // POISONOUS IF TAKEN INTERNALLY· // DIRECTIONS FOR APPLICATION // 1. Wash hair with soap and water, rinse. // 2. Work 1 or 2 tsp. of medicine into // scalp, using warm water to lather. // Avoid contact with eyes. // 3. Allow medicine to remain on scalp // for approximately 5 minutes. // 4. Rinse scalp thoroughly. // 5. After treatment wash hands thor - // oughly. // KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN // PROTECT FROM LIGHT AND HEAT"; raised on bottom of bottle: "FLEXCEL ® // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Length
6.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Height
9.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor staining around bottom of cap.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Websites, book
Reference Comments
Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1960 By Library of Congress. Copyright Office: https://books.google.ca/books?id=lNcgAQAAIAAJ&dq=%22selsun+suspension%22+%22abbott%22&source=gbs_navlinks_s
WebMD, Drugs & Medications, Selenium Sulfide Shampoo: https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-8706/selenium-sulfide-topical/details
"Doctor... have you tested the effectiveness of... Selsun Suspension (Selenium Suphide, Abbott).", Wellcome Library: https://wellcomelibrary.org/item/b28633611#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=1&z=0.013%2C0.1263%2C0.5147%2C0.3233
Research Facts
Abbott Laboratories copyrighted "Selsun Suspension" in 1960.
Selsun was advertised to relieve itching, burning, and scaling; treating ailments like dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and tinea versicolor. It is an anti-infective which slows the growth of yeasts which cause infections.
Images
Less detail