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Kwei Ling Chi capsules box

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Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Accession Number
004001008 a-c
Description
A small orange and white rectangular cardboard box with product information in both Chinese and English; contains ten sealed burgundy-coloured capsules and a yellow infomation sheet.
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Accession Number
004001008 a-c
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
MeSH Heading
Impotence -- drug therapy
Homeopathy
MM= Drugs -- homeopathic and other sectarian remedies
Description
A small orange and white rectangular cardboard box with product information in both Chinese and English; contains ten sealed burgundy-coloured capsules and a yellow infomation sheet.
Number Of Parts
3
Maker
Shansi Drug Manufactory
Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Material
plastic: clear
paper: yellow
foil: silver
cardboard: orange; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row E
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ergometrine ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4195
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
997037464
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-shape with a nub on the tip, which is rounded; a paper label is sealed on the body.
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Accession Number
997037464
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Labor Complications -- drug therapy
Postpartum Hemorrhage -- drug therapy
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-shape with a nub on the tip, which is rounded; a paper label is sealed on the body.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
glass: clear
paper: green; red; purple
Inscriptions
Paper label reads, "A. N. // 9626 // by 600 Mr // WELLCOME BRAND // Injection of // ERGOMETRINE // (Ergonovine) // POISON // 0.5 mgm. (gr. 1/130 approx.) in 1 c.c. // Intramuscular // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO. // (THE WELLCOME FOUDATION LTD.) // LONDON (ENG.) AND MONTREAL"; a picture of a unicorn is stamped on the side of the label
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 2
Dimension Notes
Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Slightly dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet: https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01253 https://reference.medscape.com/drug/ergotrate-ergonovine-343127
Research Facts
It is injected intramuscularly. It is used to stop excessive bleeding after childbirth or an abortion. It cause muscles of the uterine wall to contract and blood vessels in uterine wall to constrict (vasoconstriction) in order to reduce blood flow.
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strophanthin ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4196
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
997037470
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; a paper label is sealed on the body.
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Accession Number
997037470
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Heart Diseases -- drug therapy
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; a paper label is sealed on the body.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
glass: clear
paper: light green; black
Inscriptions
Paper label reads, "POISON // TRADE MARK // 'HYPOLOID' // BRAND // No. 536 // Strophanthin // 0.00065 gm. (approx. // gr. 1/100) in 1 c.c. // No. 536 // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO. // London (Eng.) // MADE IN ENGLAND // 15312"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No chipping or spotting
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Research Facts
It treats congestive heart failure, heart rhythm problems, shock treatment, low blood pressure (hypotension) and acts as a central nervous system stimulant It is a cardiac glycoside, meaning it can increase cardiac contraction force without affecting other heart factors too much. It is not effective in treating heart attacks due to the deleterious effects of the drug Also known as ouabain, it is extremly toxic; used to be used as a poison on the tips of arrows of African hunters and warriors.
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mercury salicylate ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4197
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
997037473
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; a paper label is sealed on the body.
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Accession Number
997037473
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
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; a paper label is sealed on the body.
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
paper: white (discoloured); black
Inscriptions
Paper label reads, "Mercury Salicylate // 43 1 GRAIN IN 1 cc. // LABORATORIES // Dept. of Health of Ontario"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No chipping or spotting
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet: https://zenodo.org/record/2503118
Research Facts
It is injected intramuscular injection. It is used to treat syphilis and other venereal diseases. It does so by reducing secondary syphilis symptoms such as headaches, rashes, aloepecia, genital infections (eg. Genital warts).
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myochrysine 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
997037474
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
997037474
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Arthritis, Rheumatoid -- drug therapy
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.
Maker
Poulenc
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Stamped on the bottle are the words: "MYOCHRYSINE // Aurothiomalate No. // 1 cc – 10 mg. // Inj. I.M. // Poulenc Montreal // Lot no 130"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No chipping or spotting
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet: https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09276 http://products.sanofi.ca/en/myochrysine.pdf https://www.rxlist.com/myochrysine-drug.htm#precautions
Research Facts
It is injected intramuscularly. Used to treat adult and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and Felty’s syndrome. It is also known as sodium aurothiomalate. Used for patients who are unresponsive to more conservative drug therapy such as anti-inflammatory agents.
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mortar and pestle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact851
Dates
1900
1993
circa 1900-1993
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
994002001 a-b
Description
Marble mortar and marble/oak pestle used at KGH Pharmacy; pestle has turned oak handle with 6-pound marble (?) head which has wide adhesive tape holding marble to wood; mortar is very stained on inside and outside
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Accession Number
994002001 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- mortar and pestle
Description
Marble mortar and marble/oak pestle used at KGH Pharmacy; pestle has turned oak handle with 6-pound
marble (?) head which has wide adhesive tape holding marble to wood; mortar is very
stained on inside and outside
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mortar - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Diameter19.5
b - pestle - Size: Length 26.3 cm. x Diameter5.7
Provenance
Used at KGH Pharmacy
Dates
1900
1993
circa 1900-1993
Material
marble (?): cream
wood: tan
Inscriptions
On pestle: "6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-2
Condition Remarks
(a): stained, shows wear; (b): tape holding together; (2): bowl is stained; chip on outside rim; pestle is held together with old tape.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Exhibit History
On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
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Benylin Koffettes

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001279 a-b
Description
Ten lozenges wrapped together in foil paper (b) in a cardboard box (a); there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on box front.
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Accession Number
000001279 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Ten lozenges wrapped together in foil paper (b) in a cardboard box (a); there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on box front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - lozenges - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke-Davis Canada Inc.
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date1988
Material
foil: yellow
paper: orange
cardboard: white; red; brown; black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "20 KOFFETS DIN 370975 // PARKE-DAVIS // BENYLIN // KOFFETTES*"; bottom: "Chaque Koffette renferme 5 mg de HCl de diphénhydramine et 50 mg de // chlorure d'ammonium. // Posologie – 1 Koffette au besoin, au maximum, 2 par heure. // Each Koffette contains 5 mg Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride and 50 mg // Ammonium Chloride. // Dosage – 1 Koffette as required, not more than 2 per hour. // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. Scarborough, Ontario. // 26001 // 260B990";back: "(L) 51215 EXP JA88 // [information on front repeated]"; top: "SOOTHING RELIEF OF COUGHS DUE TO // COLDS AND THROAT IRRITATIONS // *Reg. T.M. / M. Enr. Parke, Davis & Company // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. auth. user / usager aut. // SOULAGEMENT DE LA TOUX DUE AU RHUME // ET DES IRRITATIONS DE LA GORGE."; right side: "BENYLIN // KOFFETTES*"; left side: identical to right side; (b) foil paper is stamped with: "BENYLIN KOFFETTES" repeatedly over the entire surface
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Condition Remarks
Box somewhat dirty and scuffed; no apparent problems with foil-wrapped lozenges
Copy Type
Original
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Benylin Sore Throat Lozenges

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Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001360 a-d
Description
A plastic box (a) with lid hinged at back, containing 3 blister pack trays holding 8 lozenges each (b-d); box has a paper label on front and back
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Accession Number
000001360 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Description
A plastic box (a) with lid hinged at back, containing 3 blister pack trays holding 8 lozenges each (b-d); box has a paper label on front and back
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
b - blister pack - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
c - blister pack - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
d - blister pack - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke-Davis Canada Inc.
Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Material
paper: yellow; brown; white
metal: silver; brown
plastic: clear; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "NEW // Nouveau // PARKE-DAVIS // PASTILLES CONTRE // LES MAUX DE GORGE // BENYLIN* // SORE THROAT // LOZENGES // CETYLPYRIDINIUM CHLORIDE LOZENGES U.S.P. // 24 LOZENGES . 25 PASTILLES // HONEY LEMON . MIEL-CITRON // DIN 558168 260H600 26065"; bottom: "Benylin* Sore Throat Lozenges provide soothing, effective relief of // minor sore throats. // Directions: Dissolve one lozenge slowly in mouth as required. // Warning: Sore throat accompanied by high fever, headache, nausea, // or vomiting may be serious and you should consult your physician. // Do not administer to children under 3 years of age unless directed by // physician. Keep all medications safely out of reach of children. // [above 7 lines repeated in French] // Each lozenge contains 1.5 mg Cetylpyridinium Chloride // Chaque pastille renferme 1.5 mg de chlorure de cétylpyridinium // *Reg. T.M./M. dép. Parke, Davis & Company // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. auth. user/usager aut. // Parke-Davis Canada Inc., Scarborough, Ontario // 260H570 [L] [squared brackets are marks] 4S12 [stamped]"; (b-d) back: "BENYLIN // SORE THROAT LOZENGES // PUSH LOZENGE // FROM OTHER SIDE // BENYLIN // PASTILLES CONTRE // LES MAUX DE GORGE // APPUYER DE L'AUTRE // CÔTE PUR // LIBÉRER LA PASTILLE [above text repeated six times] [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
Condition Remarks
Box dusty; labels starting to peel; no apparent problems with blister packs
Copy Type
Original
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pharmaceutical preparation spatula

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Dates
1950
2000
circa 1950-2000
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
006033037
Description
Blackone piece moulded hard pliable plastic pharmaceutical preparation spatula with flat blade, rounded edges and slightly rounded handle.
Accession Number
006033037
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Drug Compounding -- instrumentation
Description
Blackone piece moulded hard pliable plastic pharmaceutical preparation spatula with flat blade, rounded edges and slightly rounded handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Dates
1950
2000
circa 1950-2000
Date Remarks
Based on material
Material
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-4
Length
25.9 cm
Width
2.9 cm
Height
1.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Some faint dark stains on the blade
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
PharmaSystems, Rubber Spatula, 4", item no. 3091: https://www.pharmasystems.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=2330
Research Facts
Pharmaceutical spatulas were often made with a metal blade and wood handle; this spatula is made with plastic, which is non-porous and good for mixing chemicals or drugs that may have a reaction with metal.
Used for mixing and dispensing drugs
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pharmaceutical grading sieve sifter

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Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
006033052
Description
Hand held circular metal sieve with brass wire mesh and body wiht exterior coated in silver paint; used in grading powdered pharmaceutical preparations; wire mesh grade size noted as 20.
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Accession Number
006033052
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Description
Hand held circular metal sieve with brass wire mesh and body wiht exterior coated in silver paint; used in grading powdered pharmaceutical preparations; wire mesh grade size noted as 20.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Material
metal: grey, brown
Inscriptions
Stamped on side: "20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-3
Depth
5.4 cm
Diameter
13.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paint flaking and abraded along rim; metal showing minor rust; bottom edges misshapen
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Sieves For Sifting. Sifting is mainly used in two areas: check screening of raw material to remove extraneous material and Sizing to sort, segregate or control the particle size distribution of powders and granules. Sifting is mainly achieved by used of vibratory, rotary & centrifugal screeners through mechanical means or manual.
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