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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000003095
Description
Sample packet of 6 Tofranazine capsules, which consists of 6 ivory-coloured capsules in plastic packets attached to a heavy paper information packet; the packet is made of a single piece of heavy printed paper with the capsules attached to the front right side and then folded into three equal parts…
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Accession Number
000003095
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Anxiety -- drug therapy
Depression -- drug therapy
Antidepressant Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant
Description
Sample packet of 6 Tofranazine capsules, which consists of 6 ivory-coloured capsules in plastic packets attached to a heavy paper information packet; the packet is made of a single piece of heavy printed paper with the capsules attached to the front right side and then folded into three equal parts to cover the capsules on both sides; the paper has printed information on the medication and an illustration on the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Geigy (Canada) Limited; Geigy Pharmaceuticals
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
capsules: ivory
plastic: clear
paper: off-white; red
Inscriptions
The front of the packet reads, "Tofranazine Geigy // alleviates anxiety . . . // dispels depression"; the back of the packet has information on side effects and reads, "Geigy Pharmaceuticals // Division of Geigy (Canada) Limited // Montreal // L - 1595 Printed in Canada"; information in the booklet includes, "Indication // Dosage // Availability // Precautions // Directions"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Temporary Location
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
Dimension Notes
Length 12.4 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm (folded)
Condition Remarks
The sample is unused; the front of the packet shows minor wear, but is complete and fully legible; two of the capsules have been crushed and powder is leaking out, but they are contained within the plastic packet.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Medication used to alleviate anxiety and dispel depression; sample given out by Geigy Pharmaceuticals.
On Tuesday, September 18, 1962, a Canadian trademark registration was filed for TOFRANAZINE by CIBA-GEIGY CANADA LTD. - CIBA- 205 BOUCHARD BOULEVARD, DORVAL 780, QUEBEC, CANADA . The Canadian IP office has given the trademark application number of 264964.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Pump House Museum, Kingston, Ontario L-2017-4; 24 April 2017 – 28 Aug 2017.
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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000003096
Description
Physician's sample packet of six green Parstelin tablets in clear plastic blister pack glued at the bottom to a 29.0 cm long folded paper information sheet; once the paper is folded five times around the tablets a package is created; printing on both sides; section where tablets are attached is per…
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Accession Number
000003096
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Anxiety -- drug therapy
Depression -- drug therapy
Antidepressant Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant
Description
Physician's sample packet of six green Parstelin tablets in clear plastic blister pack glued at the bottom to a 29.0 cm long folded paper information sheet; once the paper is folded five times around the tablets a package is created; printing on both sides; section where tablets are attached is perforated to tear off as a prescription; tablets have initials SKF on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Smith Kline & French
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
paper: cream
ink: green, blue
plastic: transparent
tablets: green
Inscriptions
Front of packet: "Parstelin* // (combination of Parnate* and Stelazine*) // dual-action therapy to relieve // CO-EXISTENT DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY // Smith Kline & French . Montreal 9 // * Reg. Can. T.M. Off. // 6 Tablets Physician's Sample // 'Parstelin' is a combination of two outstandingly // useful psychotherapeutic agents deevloped by SK&F // research - 'Parnate' and 'Stelazine'. // FORMULA // INDICASTIONS // DOSAGE: Uusual dosage is one tablet twice daily - morn- // ing and afternoon.The first signs of improvement are // frequently seen within one to three days and usually // witin a week. If an increase in dosage is required, one // tablet shoudl be added in the morning dose after the first // week of therapy. // Pat. No. 616,537 (1961) Pat. No. 612,204 (1961) // PRECAUTIONS // CONTRAINDICATION // HOW SUPPLIED // CG : 336 // LOT D 1566"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3
Dimension Notes
open flat = Length 29.0 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear on front and back; tablets are complete and undamaged; all printing is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Wikipedia
Research Facts
Tranylcypromine / trifluoperazine (brand names Parstelin, Parmodalin, Jatrosom N, Stelapar) is a combination formulation of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant drug tranylcypromine and the typical antipsychotic drug trifluoperazine that has been used in the treatment of major depressive disorder. It contains 10 mg tranylcypromine and 1 mg trifluoperazine.The drug has been in clinical use since at least 1961.It is still available in Italy with the name of Parmodalin.
Parstelin A brand name for a mixture of TRANYLCYPROMINE and TRIFLUOPERAZINE. Product development discontinued.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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ambodryl hydrochloride elixir

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3936
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001145 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with bakelite (?) screw-top cap (b); paper label on left side; rectangular white sticker on bottom; bottle full of liquid
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Accession Number
000001145 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with bakelite (?) screw-top cap (b); paper label on left side; rectangular white sticker on bottom; bottle full of liquid
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 19.4 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 4.6 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white; red; green
Inscriptions
(b) "PD&Co. [monogramme, letters interlaced] [embossed]";(a) printed on left side: "16 FL. OZ. No. 225 // ELIXIR // AMBODRYL ® // HYDROCHLORIDE // BROMODIPHENHYDRAMINE // HYDROCHLORIDE ELIXIR // Contains 10 mg. Ambodryl // Hydrochloride in each 4 cc. // An antihistaminic agent for relief of allergic symptoms. // DOSE – Adults, 1 to 2 // teaspoonfuls; Children up to 12 years, 1/2 to // 2 teaspoonfuls; three // or four times daily. // CAUTION – If medica- // tion causes drowsiness, // reduce dosage and avoid // activities requiring alert- // ness. Do not exceed // recommended dose or // use for prolonged time // except as directed by a physician. // Medical literature available // to physicians on request. // Ambodryl – Registered // Trade Mark // L [encircled] L134 C [stamped] // Stock 9-225-48 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // 414 [handwritten over text above]"; bottom: "5 // O [embossed] // JW [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty; label slightly yellowed; some random pen marks and a brown stain near centre; cap fits tightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.152 (a,b)
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ambodryl hydrochloride elixir

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3946
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001152 a-b
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (a) with plastic screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle 2/3 full of liquid
Accession Number
000001152 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (a) with plastic screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle 2/3 full of liquid
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 18.8 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white; black; green
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "16 FLUID OUNCES No. 225 // ELIXIR // AMBODRYL® // HYDROCHLORIDE // BROMODIPHENHYDRAMINE // HYDROCHLORIDE ELIXIR // 350 [handwritten] // Contains 10 mg. Ambodryl // Hydrochloride in each 4 cc. (1 teaspoonful). // An antihistaminic agent for relief of allergic symptoms. // DOSE – Children up to 12 years, 1/2 to // 2 teaspoonfuls// or as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available // to physicians on request. // 'Ambodryl' – Reg. Trademark // Stock 9-225-48 // L [encircled] E116Z [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "1
4 // 9669A // 4 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label slightly yellowed; light brown stain at top, wrinkled at centre of left and right edges, tear (1.5 cm) on bottom edge; cap fits securely; yellow-brown accretion on bottom of bottle (old adhesive?)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
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Benadryl Kapseals

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4067
Dates
1949
1955
circa 1949
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001274 a-b
Description
A recrangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b); bottle is covered on front and left and right sides wtih a paper label, has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back and is 2/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001274 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Anti-Allergic Agents
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A recrangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (b); bottle is covered on front and left and right sides wtih a paper label, has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back and is 2/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
1955
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; beige; orange; black
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 No. 378 // KAPSEALS // BENADRYL // HYDROCHLORIDE // WITH // EPHEDRINE SULPHATE // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // EACH KAPSEAL CONTAINS: // Benadryl Hydrochloride Diphen- // hydramine Hcl. P.D. & Co. 50 mg. // Ephedrine Sulphate – 10 mg. // DOSE - One Kapseal, repeated // only as directed by the physician. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // [illeg.] [handwritten over above 9 lines] // C785002 [stamped]"; right side: "DISPENSE IN GLASS"; left side: "The word 'KAPSEALS' designates the her- // metically sealed capsules manufactured by // Parke, Davis & Company."; bottom: "9 // 4107C // 5 [embossed]"; (b) "P D & Co [monogramme, letters interlaced] [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row B
Length
a - 9.5 cm
Width
a - 4.3 cm
Depth
a - 2.9 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed, dirty; yellowish stain on right side; bottle dirty; some corrosion where paint is scraped off of cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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allergenic extract vials

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4091
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001298 a-e
Description
Two cylindrical glass vials (c,d) stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps moulded over the necks and lips of the vials; plastic caps fit over the metal caps such that when the plastic caps are pulled off the seals on the metal caps are broken; vials are in a plastic tray (b) in a ca…
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Accession Number
000001298 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- drug therapy
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Two cylindrical glass vials (c,d) stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps moulded over the necks and lips of the vials; plastic caps fit over the metal caps such that when the plastic caps are pulled off the seals on the metal caps are broken; vials are in a plastic tray (b) in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (e).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - tray- Size: Length 8.9 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - vial - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
e - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Width 10.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
cardboard: white; blue
paper: white; orange; blue; red
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: pink
plastic: blue; white
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "3 VIALS SERIALLY DILUTED Bio. 360 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // C // GRAMINEAE POLLENS // ONE COMPLETE 16 DOSE TREATMENT // 4 cc. Vial No. 1 60 units* (0.06 [illeg.] ollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 2 600 units* (0. [illeg.] ollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 3 6000 units* [illeg.] ollen) per cc. // U.S. Licence No. 1 *[illeg.] package insert. // Stock 4-360-1-70 // PARKE-DAVIS"; front: "The usual initial dose is 0.1 cc. of the highest dilution (Vial No. 1). // However, the dosage is dependent upon the tolerance of the patient. // See package insert for prophylaxis and treatment of hay fever. // Use a separate heat sterilized syringe and needle for each injection. // Store at temperature between 2° and 8° C. (36° and 46° F.)."; bottom: "Patient // Dose No. CC. Units Date Injected // Vial No. 1, 60 Units per cc. // 1 0.1 6 // 2 0.2 12 // 3 0.4 24 // 4 0.8 48 // 5 1.25 75 // Vial No. 2, 600 Units per cc. // 6 0.2 120 // 7 0.3 180 // 8 0.5 300 // 9 0.8 480 // 10 1.25 700 // Vial No. 3, 6000 Units per cc. // 11 0.2 1200 // 12 0.3 1800 // 13 0.4 2400 // 14 0.5 3000 // 15 0.6 3600"; back: "This extract is preserved with 50% glycerin and is supplied in rubber // diaphragm stoppered vials ready for use. No. U.S. standard of // potency. // Distributed by Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario // Manufactured by Parke, Davis & Company, Detroit, Michigan 48232 U.S.A."; right side: "3 Vials Bio. 360 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // GRAMINEAE POLLENS // Expiration Date: [printed] Jan. 10, 1975 [stamped] // Lots [printed] 992684E 992685E 992868E [stamped]"; left side: "3 Vials Bio. 360 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // GRAMINEAE POLLENS // Parke, Davis & Company // Stock 4-360-1-70"; (c) front: "4 CC. No. 1 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // (GRAMINEAE POLLENS) // 60 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.1 cc. See circular. // [above 3 lines are printed over] 1 // Exp.: Jan. 10, 1975 Lot 992684E // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "W // 18 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (d) front: 4 CC. No. 2 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // (GRAMINEAE POLLENS) // 600 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.2 cc. or less. See circular. // [above 3 lines are printed over] 2 // Exp.: Jan. 10, 1975 Lot 992685E // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "W // 72 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (e) "ALLERGENIC EXTRACTS // [text follows] // ADMINISTRATION // [text follows] // EH // PRE-SEASONAL TREATMENT // [text follows] // CO-SEASONAL TREATMENT // [text follows] // 2 EH // [text continues from Co-Seasonal . . .] // PERENNIAL TREATMENT // [text follows] // CONTROL OF REACTION // [text follows] // 3 EH // TREATMENT OF REACTION // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] & COMPANY // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A. // M-5 EH // Aug. 1965"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Box dented; white accretion (probably an old sticker that has been partially removed) over 2/3 of front; no apparent problems with other parts.
Copy Type
Original
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Benadryl* Tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4165
Dates
1987
circa 1987
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001358 a-b
Description
A foil and plastic blister-pack tray containing four tablets (b) in a cardboard box (a)
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Accession Number
000001358 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Anti-Allergic Agents
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A foil and plastic blister-pack tray containing four tablets (b) in a cardboard box (a)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
b - blister pack - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis Canada Inc.
Dates
1987
circa 1987
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
cardboard: white; green; yellow; brown
metal: silver; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "PARKE-DAVIS // DIN 022756 // Benadryl* 25 mg // DIPHENHYDRAMINE // HCl CAPSULES U.S.P. // Rapid Relief of Itch from // Allergic Reactions // 4 CAPSULES PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE"; back: Dosage: Adults, 1 or 2 capsules 3 or 4 times daily. Children 10 years or over, 1 capsule // 3 or 4 times daily or as directed by a physician. Capsules not recommended for // children under 10. // CAUTION: Do not exceed recommended dose or use for prolonged time except as // directed by a physician. If medication causes drowsiness, reduce dosage and avoid // activities requiring alertness."; bottom: top repeated in French; front: back repeated in French; right side: "Parke-Davis Canada Inc., Scarborough, Ontario [printed] // (L) 412111 EXP DE 87 [stamped]"; left side: "29633 // *Reg. T.M./M. Enr. Parke, Davis & Company // Parke-Davis Canada Inc. auth. user/usager aut."; (b) back: "CAPSULES // Benadryl // 25 mg // Libérez // en // poussant // de l'autre // côte // 265J180 // Benadryl // CAPSULES // Benadryl // CAPSULES // 25 mg // Push // through // from // other // side // DIN 022756 // CAPSULES // Benadryl"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Box somewhat dirty; no apparent problems with blister pack
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
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Ambodryl capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4187
Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001380 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 1/4 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001380 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and sides, and is 1/4 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
b - cap- Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
1970
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: green; white; red
glass: brown
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Front: "100 No. 389 // KAPSEALS // AMBODRYL // HYDROCHLORIDE // BROMODIPHENHYDRAMINE // HYDROCHLORIDE // 25 MG. // An antihistaminic agent for // relief of allergic symptoms // Stock 15-389-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // L [encircled] R 151 D"; right side: "DOSE – 1 or 2 kapseals. // Medical literature available to physi - // cians on request. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed In // a Cool, Dry Place. // DISPENSE IN MOISTURE PROOF // CONTAINER"; left side: "CAUTION – If medication causes // drowsiness, reduce dosage and avoid // activities requiring alertness. Do not // exceed recommended dose or use for // prolonged time except as directed by // a physician. // Kapseals and Ambodryl – Reg. T.M.'s"; bottom: "3 // 50 3 // L [embossed]"; (b) "P D [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row D
Length
a - 7.7 cm
Width
a - 4.5 cm
Depth
a - 3.1 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing; dark marks on label right side; some paint scratched off cap, but no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001393
Description
A cylindrical clear plastic bottle with a plastic stopper; bottle has a paper label around circumference and is 2/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001393
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Anti-Allergic Agents
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical clear plastic bottle with a plastic stopper; bottle has a paper label around circumference and is 2/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
plastic: clear; translucent white
paper: white; red
Inscriptions
Front: "12 No. 373 // KAPSEALS® // BENADRYL® // DIPHENHYDRAMINE // HYDROCHLORIDE // CAPSULES U.S.P. // 50 MG. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "L [encircled] T 113 E [stamped] // Professional Sample // DOSE - Adults, 1 capsule three or // four times daily, or as directed // by the physician. // CAUTION – if medication causes // drowsiness, reduce dosage and // avoid activities requiring alertness. // Available in bottles of 100 and 500 [printed]"; top: "K [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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allergenic extract vials

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4299
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001473 a-e
Description
Three cylindrical glass vials (b-d) in a moulded plastic tray (e) in a cardboard box (a); vials are stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps; a plastic cap fits over the metal cap such that when the plastic cap is pulled off it breaks the seal on the metal cap; vials have paper label…
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Accession Number
000001473 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- drug therapy
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Three cylindrical glass vials (b-d) in a moulded plastic tray (e) in a cardboard box (a); vials are stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps; a plastic cap fits over the metal cap such that when the plastic cap is pulled off it breaks the seal on the metal cap; vials have paper labels on front and sides and are half full of liquid
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
d - vial - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
e - tray - Size: Length 8.9 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
paper: white; blue; green
metal: silver
cardboard: blue; white; black
rubber: pink
glass: clear
plastic: white; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "3 VIALS SERIALLY DILUTED Bio. 364 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS // ONE COMPLETE 15 DOSE TREATMENT // 4 cc. Vial No. 1. . . 60 units* (0.06 mg. pollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 2 . . . 600 units* (0.6 mg. pollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 3 . . . 6000 units* (6.0 mg. pollen) per cc. // U.S. Licence No. 1. *Noon units, see packageinsert. // Stock 4-364-1-70 // PARKE-DAVIS [printed] // YMS [handwritten]"; front: "The usual initial dose is 0.1 cc. of the highest dilution (Vial No. 1) // However, the dosage is dependent upon the tolerance of the patient. // See package insert for prophylaxis and treatment of hay fever. // Use a separate heat sterilized syringe and needle for each injection. // Store at temperature between 2° and 8° C. (36° and 46° F.)." back: "Patient // Dose No. CC. Units Date Injected // Vial No. 1. 60 Units per cc. // 1 0.1 6 // 2 0.2 12 // 3 0.4 24 // 4 0.8 48 // 5 1.25 75 // Vial No. 2, 600 Units per cc. // 6 0.2 120 // 7 0.3 180 // 8 0.5 300 // 9 0.8 480 // 10 1.25 750 // Vial No. 3, 6000 Units per cc. // 11 0.2 1200 // 12 0.3 1800 // 13 0.4 2400 // 14 0.5 3000 // 15 0.6 3600"; top: "This extract is preserved with 50% glycerin and is supplied in rubber // diaphragm stoppered vials ready for use. No U.S. standard of // potency. // Distributed by Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario // Manufactured by Parke, Davis & Company, Detroit, Michigan 48232 U.S.A."; right side: "3 Vials Bio. 364 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS // Expiration Date: [printed] DEC. 20, 1976 [stamped] // Lots [printed] 999141H // 999140H 999142P [stamped]"; left side: "3 Vials Bio. 364 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS // Parke, Davis & Company // Stock 4-364-1-70"; (b) front: "4 CC. No. 1 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // (AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS) // 60 units per cc. // DOSE: As tolerated. Usual initial does, 0.1 cc. See circular. [above 3 lines printed over with:] 1 // Exp.: Dec. 20, 1976 Lot 999140H // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "K // 18 [embossed]"; top: 'FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (c) front: "4 CC. No. 2 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // (AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS) // 600 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.2 cc. or less. See circular. // [above 3 lines printed over with:] 2 // Exp.: Dec. 20, 1976 Lot 999141H // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "K // 10 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (d) front: "4 CC. No. 3 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // (AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS) // 6000 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.2 cc. or less. See circular. // [above 3 lines printed over with:] 3 // Exp.: Dec. 20, 1976 Lot 999142P // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "K // 15 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Box dirty, stained on the bottom, dented, water marked on top and left side; no apparent problem with vials; tray somewhat discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.298; CD #8
Images
Less detail

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