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sodium bicarbonate tablets

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Dates
1957
1960
circa 1957
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001180 a-b
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label on front; bottle has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back; bottle is 2/3 full of round white tablets
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Accession Number
000001180 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label on front; bottle has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back; bottle is 2/3 full of round white tablets
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
1960
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: amber
metal: black; silver
paper: red; cream; orange
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "100 C.T. No. 217 // SODIUM// BICARBONATE // U.S.P. // Compressed // Tablets // 10 GRAINS // DOSE – 1 or 2 tablets. // L H 153 D // Stock 25 - 217 - 4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "1 7 // 5 // 4108 C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row A
Length
a - 10.5 cm
Width
a - 5.0 cm
Depth
a - 3.0 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is dusty; yellowish-white accretion on front (paint?); label yellowed and stained around edges; cap corroding around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Chloromycetin ® capsules

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Dates
1951
1968
circa 1951-1968
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001269 a-c
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (c); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is in a cardboard box (a) and is 2/3 full of capsules.
Accession Number
000001269 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with cylindrical neck and threaded metal cap (c); paper label covers front and left and right sides; bottle is in a cardboard box (a) and is 2/3 full of capsules.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
1968
circa 1951-1968
Material
glass: brown
paper: red; white; orange
cardboard: beige; red; orange; white; grey; blue
metal: red; white
Inscriptions
Front: "Pr 100 [illeg.] // 17.80 // 100 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN® // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 100 MG. // Stock 6-480-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "WARNING - Blood dyscrasias may be associated with the use // of chloramphenicol. It is essential that adequate blood studies be // made. (See enclosed warnings and precautions.)"; back: "MEDICAMENTA VERA P D // Laboratories, // Branches, and // Distributors // are located in // Principal Cities // throughout the // World."; left side: "USUAL ADULT DAILY DOSE – 50 mg. per Kg. See enclosed circular. // Chloromycetin – Reg. T.M. // Patented in Canada 1951 // Exp. Date: Feb. 1968 // Lot No. // C234669 "; top: "100 No. 480 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN // 100 MG. // Stock 6-480-4"; bottom: identical to top; (b) front: "Pr 100 No. 480 // CAPSULES // CHLOROMYCETIN // CHLORAMPHENICOL // CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 100 MG. // Stock 6-480-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: identical to box right side; left side: identical to box left side; bottom: "4 // 50 2"; (c) "P D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row C
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is yellowed, dirty, and water marked on bottom, pen marks on front, dented; label on bottle is yellowing; otherwise bottle and cap are sound
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.197, .268
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Chloromycetin Succinate

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Dates
1951
1970
circa 1951-1970
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001270 a-c
Description
A cylindrical glass vial (b) stopped with a rubber stopper and sealed with a metal band around the neck and lip; vial is in a cardboard box (a) with a leaflet (c) containing product information
Accession Number
000001270 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Infection -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A cylindrical glass vial (b) stopped with a rubber stopper and sealed with a metal band around the neck and lip; vial is in a cardboard box (a) with a leaflet (c) containing product information
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
b - vial - Size: Depth 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 19.7 cm x Width 10.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
1970
circa 1951-1970
Date Remarks
Expirey date
Material
glass: clear
paper: red; white; cream
metal: silver
cardboard: cream; red
rubber: grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Pr S-V 57 // CHLOROMYCETIN® // SUCCINATE // CHLORAMPHENICOL // SODIUM SUCCINATE // EQUIVALENT TO: // 1 GRAM // Chloromycetin® // (chloramphenicol, // P.D. & Co.) // INTRAVENOUS // INTRAMUSCULAR // SUBCUTANEOUS // Stock 35-57-1 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "USUAL ADULT DAILY DOSE – 50 mg. per Kg. // See enclosed circular for additional informat- // tion regarding dosage and preparation of // solution. // Sterile solution may be kept at room tempera- // ture for 30 days without significant loss of // potency. A cloudy solution should not be used."; back: "WARNING – Blood dyscrasias may be asso- // ciated with the use of chloramphenicol. It is // essential that adequate blood studies be made. // (See enclosed warnings and precautions.) // Chloromycetin® – Patented in Canada 1951. // Ca. Lic. No. 542 // Exp. Date: April 1970 // Lot No. C239939"; left side: right side repeated in French; top: "Steri-Vial® 57 // 1 GRAM // CHLOROMYCETIN® // SUCCINATE // Stock 35-57-1"; bottom: identical to top; (b) front: "Pr S-V 57 // CHLOROMYCETIN® // SUCCINATE // CHLORAMPHENICOL SODIUM SUCCINATE // EQUIVALENT TO: // 1 GRAM // Chloromycetin® (chloramphenicol, P.D. & Co.) // Stock 35-51-1 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "See enclosed circular. // WARNING – Blood dyscrasias may be // associated with the use of chloram- // phenicol. It is essential that adequate // blood studies be made. (See enclosed // warnings and precautions.) // Lot No. C239939 Exp. Date: April 1970 [stamped] // Strength: Date: // Patient: Room:"; bottom: "17 [embossed]"; (c) "FOR PARENTERAL ADMINISTRATION // CHLOROMYCETIN® // (CHLORAMPHENICOL) // WARNING // [text follows] // ANTIMICROBIAL AND PHARMA- // COLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF // CHLORAMPHENICOL // [text follows] // PRODUCTS FOR PARENTERAL USE // AND DOSAGE RECOMMENDATIONS // [text follows] // SIDE EFFECTS OF // CHLORAMPHENICOL THERAPY // [text follows] // PACKAGE INFORMATION // [text follows] // [throughout leaflet, French translation occurs alongside English text] // MEDICAMENTA VERA P D // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // P - TC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row G
Condition Remarks
Boxl yellowed, dented; label on vial yellowing; otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1957
1960
circa 1957
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001382 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 3/4 full of capsules; top 1/4 of bottle and neck are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001382 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
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 3/4 full of capsules; top 1/4 of bottle and neck are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
1960
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream; red
metal: black; grey
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 No. 383 // KAPSEALS // HEPA-DESICOL // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // EACH KAPSEAL CONTAINS: // dl-Methionine 150 mg. // Choline Bitartrate 200 mg. // *Desicol 150 mg. // Inositol 15 mg. // Betaine 50 mg. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed // In a Cool, Dry Place. // DISPENSE IN GLASS // L H 104 f // Stock 15-383-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "DOSE – 2 to 4 Kapseals three times daily, with or imme- // diately following meals as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available to physicians on request."; left side: "*Desicol is desiccated whole fresh bile, P. D. & Co. // The word KAPSEALS designates the hermetically sealed // capsules manufactured by Parke, Davis & Co."; bottom: "D 6 // V-561-A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row F
Length
a - 13.4 cm
Width
a - 5.9 cm
Depth
a - 3.2 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 3.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty; corrosion around cap edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001329 a-c
Description
(a) Oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw top; the bottle front and back curve slightly outwards; there is a printed paper label attached to the front which lists product information; full of brown ligquid; the back has embossed lettering; (b) metal screw top lid made to fit (a); …
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Accession Number
996001329 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and screw top; the bottle front and back curve slightly outwards; there is a printed paper label attached to the front which lists product information; full of brown ligquid; the back has embossed lettering; (b) metal screw top lid made to fit (a); (c) one piece printed rectangular cardboard box made to house (a); the box has flaps at the top and bottom to open and close it and lists product information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - medicine bottle - Size: Length 20.5 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 4.5 cm.
b - lid - Size: x Width 1.0 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
c - cardboard box - Size: Length 21.5 cm. x Width 9.2 cm. x Depth 5.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company
Site Made (City)
Cobourg
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
glass: transparent
paper: pink
metal: pink; white
cardboard: pink; off-white
Inscriptions
Bottle label reads, "LYDIA E. // PINKHAM // VEGETABLE // COMPOUND // No. 22105 // The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // Uses listed // Directions listed // cautions listed -- in English and French // LYDIA E. PINKHAM MEDICINE CO. // COBURG, ONTARIO, CANADA // CONTENTS: 14 1/2 FLUID OUNCES (428 cc) // LOT NO. 25"; bottle back embossed, "14 1/2 OZS // LYDIA E. PINKHAM // MEDICINE"; bottle bottom embossed " [square with a cross inside]
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row C
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Bottle: Length 20.5 cm; Width 8 cm; Depth 4.5 cm. Box: Length 21.5 cm; Width 9.1 cm; Depth 5.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) Bottle has no chips, cracks or wear; the front label shows minor water staining, but is complete and and fully legible; (b) the lid shows some corrosion on the outside edges; (c) the box shows some wear and the top flap back and one side have torn; the back has been taped on with Magic tape; all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19; "The Great American Medicine Show" by David Armstrong & Elizabeth Metzger Armstrong, pp. 163-166; "Bottles and Bottlers, Canadian" by O. Urquhart, p. 46; "The Golden Age of Quackery" (hardcover ed., 1959) by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 32, 58-66, 98; see label from Dr. Chiong's exhibit, formerly at the Bracken Library
Research Facts
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound was first marketed out of Lynn, Massachusetts in the mid-1870's and remained a family-run operation until sold to a pharmaceutical firm in 1968; medicine used to relieve symptoms of stress caused by menstruation and menopause and as a uterine sedative
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Adrenalin chloride solution

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
1975.8.36
Description
A cylindrical, brown bottle with a small neck and a metal cap; paper label is affixed to one side of the bottle; part of the label is torn away.
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Accession Number
1975.8.36
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical, brown bottle with a small neck and a metal cap; paper label is affixed to one side of the bottle; part of the label is torn away.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Hugh Gilchrist, executor of Dr. McCosh's estate (Toronto); owned and used by Dr. J.T. McCosh of the University of Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: brown
paper: yellow; brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On paper label, half of which is torn away: "30 cc. S[illeg.] // STERI-VIAL® // ADRENALIN® // CHLORIDE // SOLUTION // EPINEPHRINE HYDROC[illeg.] // SOLUTION C.S.P. [illeg.] // 1:1000 // Each cc contains . . . etc. // PARKE, DA[illeg.] // BROCK[illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row F
Length
7.4 cm
Diameter
3.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Part of label torn away.
Copy Type
Original
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