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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.
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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