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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.
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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.
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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.
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medicine cabinet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8531
Dates
1895
1905
circa 1895-1905
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1989.10.1 a-c
Description
Two piece floor style mahogany medicine cabinet; straight sided cabinet base (a) with panelled locking door with a single interior compartment with a single short shelf inside; built into interior of door has multi individual compartments consistin of three rows of four compartments and open shelf…
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Accession Number
1989.10.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
Drug Therapy
Description
Two piece floor style mahogany medicine cabinet; straight sided cabinet base (a) with panelled locking door with a single interior compartment with a single short shelf inside; built into interior of door has multi individual compartments consistin of three rows of four compartments and open shelf on top; upper portion of base with a flip down hinged shelf and open compartment inside; locking cabinet top (b) is designed with individual compartments for six large spaces and four smaller spaces in the upper portion with a removable drawer (c) with built in turned drawer knobs; top fits on bottom inside applied moulding on top of base cabinet; total height 137.0 cm; keys are used as handles to open doors
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a- cabinet base b - cabinet top c - drawer in cabinet top
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: owned and used by Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952); he probably acquired it in the United Kingdom and brought it to Jamaica in 1904; donated by his granddaughter, Mrs. C. C. James of Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Ferris & Co.
Site Made (City)
Bristol
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1895
1905
circa 1895-1905
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-3-1
Length
a - 91.5 cm b - 40.0 cm c -
Width
a - 43.7 cm b - 38.5 cm c -
Depth
a - 41.5 cm b - 27.0 cm c -
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Wood split on base back, trim loose and missing on upper, missing keys; stains inside base shelf and floor and base door; overall dirt
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Internet
Other
Reference Comments
"Object Condition Report," Elizabeth Robinow and Deana Vladikovic, 2005, in donor file
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; the cabinet was brought to Canada by his granddaughter, the donor, in 1975.
This medicine cabinet holds numerous tins for plaster bandages and glass pharmacy bottles handblown to fit the compartments and is a part of the McCrindle Collection 1989.10 and 005009.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: "When Medicine Met Science" - 21 Oct. 2008
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