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compressed tablets

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001081
Description
Short round bottle with circular paper label on front of bottle; brown label with blue writing; screw on metal cap; contents still in bottle.
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Accession Number
996001081
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Short round bottle with circular paper label on front of bottle; brown label with blue writing; screw on metal cap; contents still in bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Frank W. Horner Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
paper: cream
glass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Compressed tablets // Soda // Mint and pepsin // ... // Manufactured by // Frank W. Horner, Limited // Montreal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.7 cm. x Depth: 1.9 cm. x Diam. : 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some marking and wear on metal cap; paper of label is quite dark and could be discoloured by age
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Le Satural tablets

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001262
Description
Printed cardboard two-piece box which contained Le Satural tablets
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Accession Number
996001262
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Printed cardboard two-piece box which contained Le Satural tablets
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Pharmacie Lachance
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Material
cardboard: brown; green
Inscriptions
Box top reads, "ANTIGASTRALGIQUE SATURAL // ET // ANTIDYSPEPTIQUE // COMPRIMES // Le Satural // DEPOT GENERAL // PHARMACIE // LACHANCE // MONTREAL // SATURAL // No. 2627 // LA LOI DES MEDICAMENTS BREVETES OU PROPRIETARY"; side label reads, "Bandede Garantie"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.6 cm. x Width: 5.3 cm. x Depth: 2.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The box has broken away from the side piece at the top; lid right side section is missing; all writing on the box is legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as an anti-gas and upset stomach treatment
Images
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Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia Elixer

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Dates
1870
1910
1870-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1980.18.222
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.222
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip and closed with a cork; paper label; 1/3 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Lyman, Knox & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1910
1870-1910
Material
glass: transparent
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Elixir, Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia"; "It has been employed with great success in Dyspepsia, Gastralgia, General Debility of the system, and in all the numerous disorders dependent on want of tone and vigour of the stomach and digestive organs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 19.6 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork broken at top.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Triphala Churna

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Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1982.25.2
Description
A plastic barrel-shaped container with a red snap-on lid containing Triphala Churna powder; information is printed on the plastic; closure stuck, do not attempt to open.
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Accession Number
1982.25.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A plastic barrel-shaped container with a red snap-on lid containing Triphala Churna powder; information is printed on the plastic; closure stuck, do not attempt to open.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K.J.R. Wightman, from the effects of Dr. K.J.R. Wightman, possibly originally from the effects of Dr. Duncan Graham.
Maker
Pharmaceutica Works, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Material
plastic: white; red
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed in red on container: "TRIPHALA CHURNA // . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid is split
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail