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Neuralgic Anodyne

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
996001128
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; two narrow sides recessed with embossed printing inside; narrow cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper
Accession Number
996001128
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; two narrow sides recessed with embossed printing inside; narrow
cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in
Oct. 1993
Maker
Twitchell Champlin & Co.
Material
glass: aqua
Inscriptions
Twitchell Champlin & Co. // Neuralgic Anodyne
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.2 cm. x Width: 4.9 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some surface accumulation of dirt on both interior and exterior of bottle; piece of old masking
tape to be removed
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
993004285 a-c
Description
Unused clear glass bottle of dramamine in original box with original instructions has rubber top suitable for injections.
Accession Number
993004285 a-c
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Dimenhydrinate
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Unused clear glass bottle of dramamine in original box with original instructions has rubber top suitable for injections.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 6.2 cm. x Width 2.0 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - bottle - Size: Length 5.4 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
c - instructions - Size: Length 43.6 cm. x Width 5.1 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
G.D. Searle & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Date Remarks
Patented by Searle & Co. in 1950
Material
pasteboard: white; burgundy
metal: silver
paper: white; burgundy; black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Printed in burgundy on white paper label on bottle: "5 CC. SIZE / No. 74 // SEARLE // DRAMAMINE // PATENTED 1950 // Brand of DIMENHYDRINATE // with Benzyl Alcohol 5% // in propylene glycol 50% and water q.s. // 50 mg. per cc. // WARNING: For intramuscular use. // For intravenous use dilute each cc to 10 cc // G.D. SEARLE & CO. // OF CANADA LTD. // BRAMPTON, ONT. // C-2 (L) 1290 // MADE IN U.S.A. // PRINTED IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Condition Remarks
#2: package is leaking and stained; #3: leakage
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morphine & atropine

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Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
993004286 a-b
Description
Dark brown glass bottle of morphine & atropine is half-full with rubber top suitable for injections; in original blue cardboard box; to determine if evaporation is occurring, a paper label was placed exactly on the line of liquid & dated Dec. 15, 1993.
Accession Number
993004286 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Dark brown glass bottle of morphine & atropine is half-full with rubber top suitable for injections; in original blue cardboard box; to determine if evaporation is occurring, a paper label was placed exactly on the line of liquid & dated Dec. 15, 1993.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.4 cm. x Width 3.8 cm. x Depth 3.9 cm.
b - bottle - Size: Length 7.6 cm. x Diameter3.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
The J. F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Material
pasteboard: white; blue; black; red
metal: silver
paper: white; red; black
rubber: tan
glass: dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "477 // POISON // STERILE SOLUTION // MORPHINE and ATROPINE // 33 c.c. // A sterile bacteriostatic solution con- // taining Morphine Sulphate 1/4 grain and // Atrophine Sulphate 1/150 grain in one cubic // centimetre. // THE J.F. HARTZ CO. LIMITED // TRADE MARK // PHYSICIANS' SUPPLIES // HALIFAX TORONTO MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
(a): shows wear & grime; (b): opened
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hypodermic tablets vials

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Dates
1940
1950's
circa 1940-1950's
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
993004287 a-c
Description
Cream pasteboard box holds two unopened 25-tablet vials of soluble hypodermic tablets - No. 2 morphine & atropine, and 1/4 gr. morphine sulphate; vials are of brown glass with pink plastic heat-shrunk over cap with white paper label & red printing; paper label on box and vials are exactly the same;…
Accession Number
993004287 a-c
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Cream pasteboard box holds two unopened 25-tablet vials of soluble hypodermic tablets - No. 2 morphine & atropine, and 1/4 gr. morphine sulphate; vials are of brown glass with pink plastic heat-shrunk over cap with white paper label & red printing; paper label on box and vials are exactly the same; vials have black-printed lot numbers: (b): 551216; (c):650402.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Width 3.5 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
b - morphine & atropine - Size: Length 8.3 cm. x Diameter0.7 cm.
b - morphine sulphate - Size: Length 8.3 cm. x Diameter0.7 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950's
circa 1940-1950's
Material
paper: cream; red; white
glass: brown
plastic: pink
Inscriptions
Printed in red on white paper label (same label on box & vial): (a-b): "N 25 Soluable Hypodermic Tablets 25 // Morphine & Atropine, No. 2 // Morphine Sulph. 1/4 gr. // Atropine Sulph. 1/150 gr. // INGRAM & BELL, LIMITED, TORONTO // Montreal - Winnipeg - Calgary - Vancouver"; (a & c): "N 25 Soluable Hypodermic Tablets 25 // MORPHINE SULPHATE // 1/4 Gr. (15 mg.) (L.) // INGRAM & BELL LIMITED, TORONTO // Montreal - Winnipeg - Calgary - Vancouver"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row D
Condition Remarks
(a): old adhesive residue; shows grime & wear
Less detail
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.230.1
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
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Accession Number
1969.230.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Huber & Co.
Site Made (City)
Fond du Lac
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
paper: white; yellow; green; black
Inscriptions
Front: "ACONITE LEAVES // Aconitum Napellus // Fomd du Lac, Wis."; back: "Properties: Deobstruent, Anodyne, Narcotic, Sedative, and poisonous. In improper doses occasioning symptoms of gastric irritation, with great depression of nervous energy and brain. Antidote in poision [sic] stimulant externally and internally digitalis. // THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST // We give our special attention to supply fresh and prime goods, collected in the proper season when they contain all their medicinal virtues. // Huber & Co., Fond du Lac, Wis."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row 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 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.234.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.234.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; stamped in red ink at an angle across the front: "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.236.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
  3 images  
Accession Number
1969.236.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; at an angle across the front is stamped in red ink, "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.260.1
Description
Faded turquoise cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
  3 images  
Accession Number
1969.260.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded turquoise cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Material
cardboard: faded turquoise; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) [an "S" cut out at an angle] // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

drug vial - Caffeine Cit.

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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.2
Description
A clear glass vial, corked and 1/3 full of light brown pills; has a small horizontal strip label.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1970.10.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Central Nervous System Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A clear glass vial, corked and 1/3 full of light brown pills; has a small horizontal strip label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: translucent yellow
cork: brown
drugs: light brown
Inscriptions
Handwritten on label: "Caffeine Cit. Gr 1/2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: no chips or cracks in the glass; cork is whole but protruding from the opening by 0.6 cm; the label is yellowed but whole and legible; pills are whole; residue inside of vial; black deposit in centre of label and directly underneath the glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Caffeine Citrate has a good effect on kidney and muscle, and is a CNS stimulant.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
Images
Less detail
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.3
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1970.10.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: brown
drugs: beige
Inscriptions
Paper label has handwritten, "Aconite Min 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is very hard to read.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Family Ranunculaceae (Wolf's Bane plant); external use for neuralgia; antipyretic; "characteristic tingling sensation when applied to tongue, followed by local anaesthesia."
Images
Less detail

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