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xylocaine ampoules

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Dates
1943
1960
circa 1943-1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
995005098 a-m
Description
(a) A rectangular cardboard box with a folding top; holds (b-m); printed label has a ten-pointed star on it; (b) rectangular sheet of paper with instructional information on xylocaine; folded in 8 sections; (c) rectangular cardboard holder made of two stacked rectangular boxes (three horizontal lay…
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Accession Number
995005098 a-m
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Anesthetics, Local
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
(a) A rectangular cardboard box with a folding top; holds (b-m); printed label has a ten-pointed star on it; (b) rectangular sheet of paper with instructional information on xylocaine; folded in 8 sections; (c) rectangular cardboard holder made of two stacked rectangular boxes (three horizontal layers) and pierced with ten circular holes that fit the xylocaine ampoules (d-m); a fold of cardboard secures the ampoules in place; (d-m) cylindrical glass ampoule, half-filled with clear liquid; bottom is flat, while the top tapers to a long neck and rounded tip.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - box - Size - Length 9.9 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 7.1 cm
b - instruction sheet - Size - Length 21.1 cm x Width 17.3 cm
c - holder - Size - Length 9.2 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
d - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
f - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
g - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
h - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
i - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
j - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
k - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
l - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
m - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Astra Pharmaceuticals (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Cooksville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1960
circa 1943-1960
Date Remarks
Xylocaine discovered in 1943; widely accepted by the 1950s.
Material
cardboard: blue; off-white
paper: tan; blue
glass: clear
xylocaine: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Illegible handwriting on lid; printed on side: "10 Ampules 2 cc size // XYLOCAINE® // HCP 2% // (Lidocaine Hydrochloride // Injection, U.S.P.) // AN AQUEOUS SOLUTION // WITHOUT EPINEPHRINE // MADE IN [inside ten-pointed star: ASTRA] CANADA // ASTRA // PHARMACEUTICALS (CANADA) LTD // TORONTO 18 *CAN PATENT NO 503 645 ONTARIO"; printed on top, vertically, facing left: "CAUTION: To be used only by or // on prescription of physician or // dentist. // Consult accompanying circular for // dosage details and directions for // use. // LOT 303."; printed on top, vertically, facing right: "Each cc. contains: // Xylocaine Hydrochloride // (Lidocaine // Hydrochloride) [series of '–'] 0.02 Gm. // Sodium Chloride [series of '–'] 0.006 Gm. // Methylparaben [series of '–'] 0.001 Gm. // Water for injections [series of '–'] q.s. ad 1 cc"; (b) printed on sheet, front page: "XYLOCAINE® HYDROCHLORIDE // (brand of Lidocaine [filled-in five-pointed star] U.S.P.) // AN AQUEOUS SOLUTION FOR LOCAL ANESTHESIA // PACKING // [packaging information listed] // INDICATIONS // [instructions for use listed] // *Canadian Patent No. 503.645 MADE IN CANADA"; second page: "XYLOCAINE DOSAGES // [dosages listed]"; third page: "TOPICAL USE // [use listed] // MAXIMUM DOSE // [dosage information listed]"; back page: "TREATMENT OF OVERDOSAGE // [treatments listed] // NOTES [usage notes listed] // AUTOCLAVING // [procedures listed] // S 50M—1-65 // ASTRA // PHARMACEUTICALS (CANADA) LTD. // COOKSVILLE, ONTARIO"; (d-m): printed on ampoule: "2 cc // XYLOCAINE HCL 2% // (Lidocaine Brand) // PLAIN SOLUTION // ASTRA // TORONTO 18, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row A
Condition Remarks
(a) Liquid stain on top surface; corners worn; (b) instruction sheet heavily creased, slightly discoloured; (c) slightly stained; (d-m) in good condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site (online pharmaceutical database)
Research Facts
Used as a local anaesthetic; still in use today
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bottle of spt. chloroform

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
999014011 a-b
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
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Accession Number
999014011 a-b
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 20.7 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Diam. 10.0 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Sam Cronk of Belleville, Ontario.
Maker
Ingram and Bell
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Printed on artifact
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: cream
ink: green, blue, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on front label: "Spt. Chloroform // B.P. '32 // Dose-5 to 30 minims. // INGRAM &BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL WINNIPEG CALGARY"; embossed on back of bottle: "16 OZS. // FLUID" .
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label faded.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Queens Senate Medical School Scholarships Web site; CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Sam Cronk graduated from Queens Medical School in 1915; his son, Dr. L. Bruce Cronk, who donated this bottle also graduated from Queens Medical School in 1946.
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horse chestnut leaves

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.132
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of horse chestnut leaves.
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Accession Number
1980.18.132
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Neuralgia -- drug therapy
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A cylindrical glass jar with a concave base and a mouth slightly smaller than the jar; glass stopper; paper label; 3/4 full of horse chestnut leaves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
W. G. Dunoon, Dispensing Chemist
Site Made (City)
Lindsay
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Material
glass: translucent green
paper: brown;
ink: black; dark yellow
leaves: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "W.G. Dunoon // DISPENSING CHEMIST // [illeg.] LINDSAY ONT. // Horse Chestnut Leaves"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 30.1 cm x Diam. 12.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is torn on lower left and missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.
Research Facts
"The seeds of horse-chestnut, have been given in the form of a tincture for painful haemorrhoids and as emmenagogue. A liquid extract has been applied externally in rheumatism and neuralgia."
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Dentocaine toothache drops

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
010020240 a-d
Description
Dentocaine toothache drops bottle in box; rectangular white paper box (a) printed with red and blue ink; box states product name, instructions, medical ingredient, volume, manufacturer's information in English and French; square brown glass bottle (b) with white rectangular paper label affixed to f…
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Accession Number
010020240 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Toothache
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- toothache remedies
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Dentocaine toothache drops bottle in box; rectangular white paper box (a) printed with red and blue ink; box states product name, instructions, medical ingredient, volume, manufacturer's information in English and French; square brown glass bottle (b) with white rectangular paper label affixed to front and printed with blue and red ink; label states product name, instructions, medical ingredient, volume, manufacturing information; bottle tapers at top to round opening; bottle is filled with liquid; round brown plastic twist cap (d); white rectangular paper box (c) contains brown wooden tooth picks and round white cotton balls
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 5.9 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
c - box - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
d - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Harvey Pharmaceuticals
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: brown
plastic: brown
wood: brown
fabric: white
paper: white
ink: blue, red
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front of box: "DENTOCAINE // DIN 113271 // INSTANT & PROLONGED RELIEF FROM TOOTHACHE // SOULAGEMENT RAPIDE ET PROLONGE DE LA DOULEUR // CAUSEE PAR LES MAUX DE DENTS ET GENCIVES // HARVEY PHARMACEUTICALS, TORONTO, CANADA."; printed on side: "STOP // TOOTHACHE // FAST"; "SOULAGEMENT // RAPIDE DU MAL // DE DENTS"; (b) printed on label: "DENTOCAINE // The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act Registration No. 24167 // Contains: Benzocaine 6.5 % // NOT TO BE SWALLOWED // 2768 Lot no. 534 D Contains 6.5 ml DIN 113271 // HARVEY PHARMACEUTICALS // Toronto, Ontario"; embossed on bottom of bottle: "15 // 3057"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row B
Condition Remarks
Edges of box (a) are very worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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Anacin analgesic tablet

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
010020249
Description
Anacin tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in yellow; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with black and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed on underside of lid; tin is empty
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Accession Number
010020249
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Anacin tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in yellow; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with black and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed on underside of lid; tin is empty
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Whitehall Pharmacal (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on packaging
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, red, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "THIRTY TABLETS // ANACIN // TRADE MARK REG IN CANADA // FOR FAST RELIEF OF HEADACHES, // COMMON COLDS, NEURALGIA, // ARTHRITIC AND RHEUMATIC PAIN. // WHITEHALL PHARMACAL (CANADA) LIMITED // TORONTO, ONTARIO // PRESS // HERE"; printed on back: "DOSE: 2 tablets with water. Repeat // if necessary, 1 tablet 3 times daily. // No. 21311 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. // Each tablet contains 3 grains Phenacetin // and 3 1/4 grains Acetylsalicylic Acid. // Pour le soulagement des douleurs dues // aux maux de tete, rheumes nevraligies, // extractions de dents, et douleurs // causees par les troubles mentruels. // DOSE: Prendre 2 comprimes avec de l'eau. Si // necessaire, repeter 1 comprime 3 fois par jour. // MADE IN U.S.A. // CONTAINS NO NARCOTICS // 70-A "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row G
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Enamel faded on tin; rust visible in parts
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford
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