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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, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1970.10.10
Description
A clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of white tablets; has a rectangular label covered over by a red-trimmed, rounded label.
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Accession Number
1970.10.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of white tablets; has a rectangular label covered over by a red-trimmed, rounded 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: black
paper: yellow; red
drugs: white
Inscriptions
Red-trimmed label has "Calomel Gr. 2" in handwriting; printed label underneath has, "Compressed Triturate // John Wyeth // . . ." (much of the printing is covered).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.; CD #UHN
Research Facts
"mercurous chloride"; "formerly as purgative"; "antisyphilitic action."
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atropine sulphate vial

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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, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1970.10.8
Description
Clear glass vial with metal screw top; half-filled with white tablets; paper label covers most of vial.
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Accession Number
1970.10.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Duodenal Ulcer
Atropine -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial with metal screw top; half-filled with white tablets; paper label covers most of vial.
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.
Maker
John Wyeth and Brother, Manufacturing Chemists
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: translucent yellow
metal: silver
paper: yellowed
Inscriptions
On printed label: "Compressed Triturate //Atropine Sulph. gr 1/100 [handwritten] // Neuralgic.–Dr. H.J. Kenyon. // Zinc Phosphide, 1-16 gr., Strych. 1-60 gr., Ext. // Cannab. Ind. 1-8 gr., Soda Arsen., 1-20 gr., // Aconitina - Duquesnel's 1-40 gr. // John Wyeth & Brother, Manufacturing Chemists Philadelphia."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.; CD #UHN
Research Facts
:"Given by mouth as atropine sulphate reduces smooth muscle tone and diminishes gastric and intestinal motility." "For treatment of gastric & duodenal ulcers."
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Gravol antiemetic kit

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1979.12.17
Description
Black fold-out plastic case with compartments for Gravol pills in glass, plastic, and cardboard containers; instructions printed on cards and displayed within case.
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Accession Number
1979.12.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Black fold-out plastic case with compartments for Gravol pills in glass, plastic, and cardboard containers; instructions printed on cards and displayed within case.
Part Names
pill bottles - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
pill boxes - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Murdoch.
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
plastic: black; clear
paper: white; blue; black; yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Dr. Haber F. Teney.
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fluid extract wild indigo

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.245
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with small, rounded shoulders, a medium-sized neck that ends in a lip and a cork stopper, and has a paper label; 1/8 full of contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.245
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Nausea -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- emetics
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with small, rounded shoulders, a medium-sized neck that ends in a lip and a cork stopper, and has a paper label; 1/8 full of contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Fluid Extract Wild Indigo // Baptisia tinctaria R. Br. // No. 507 // Purgative, emetic, astringent and antiseptic // 369506"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label torn
Copy Type
Original
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Jad brand salts

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.283
Description
Glass bottle with a roughly oval cross section, rounded shoulders, short, medium-wide neck with a screw-on metal lid that covers the whole neck; full of white crystalline pieces; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.283
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass bottle with a roughly oval cross section, rounded shoulders, short, medium-wide neck with a screw-on metal lid that covers the whole neck; full of white crystalline pieces; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Wyeth Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
paper: beige; brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "KEEP DRY AND SECURELY CORKED // Jad // BRAND // Salts // REGISTERED TRADE MARK // Cooling and Refreshing // DISTRIBUTED BY // WYETH CHEMICAL CO. INC. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. // NEW YORK, N.Y."; "Beware of Counterfeits"; "To assist in flushing the bowels and thereby increasing intestinal elimination of waste products, take one tablespoonful or one metal capful of Jad Salts in the morning before breakfast."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1922 The F.D.A. issued a “default decree of condemnation, forfeiture and destruction” against Wyeth Chemical Co. for misbranding their product.
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Royal Canadian Navy Seasickness Remedy

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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1982.13.5
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck, metal screw-on top; paper label; contains pink capsules.
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Accession Number
1982.13.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Naval Medicine
Motion Sickness
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a wide neck, metal screw-on top; paper label; contains pink capsules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
R.C.N. Medical Research Unit, U of T
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has, "W.W.II"
Material
glass: amber
metal: black
paper: beige
ink: black
organic matter: pink
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY // SEASICKNESS REMEDY" followed by instructions for use.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Contains hyocine with nicotinic acid of the B Vitamin Complex.
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Stelazine antiemetic case

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Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
995006004 a-f
Description
A reddish leatherette case (a) containing stelazine; the case is rectangular and seals with a single snap on the front; inside are clear plastic loops to hold the products inside and a pocket for holding paper; there are two sealed plastic cylinders each containing several blue pills and cotton (b,…
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Accession Number
995006004 a-f
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antiemetics
Nausea -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A reddish leatherette case (a) containing stelazine; the case is rectangular and seals with a single snap on the front; inside are clear plastic loops to hold the products inside and a pocket for holding paper; there are two sealed plastic cylinders each containing several blue pills and cotton (b,c); there is a sealed package containing two suppositories (d); there are also two sheets of paper, one with stelazine information (see attached photocopy) (e), and one with re-ordering information (f).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - stelazine pill jar - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - stelazine pill jar - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
d - stelazine suppository package- Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
e - information sheet - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 11.5 cm
f - re-ordering sheet - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 6.2 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Maker
Smith Kline & French
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Date Remarks
Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
leatherette: reddish
plastic: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
"for your bag // 'STELAZINE' // ANTIEMETIC CASE" printed on the front of the case; various information printed on the cards and packages inside
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the case
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St; He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics; Stelazine is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
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Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001171
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
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Accession Number
996001171
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
W. Wojtasinski Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: brown
metal: gray
Inscriptions
On label: "6 Fl. Oz. // KATRO-LEK // Reg. U. S. Patent Office // Alcohol 20% // Stomachic and tonic Laxa- // tive. This medicine has been // tried out by thousands and // found to be beneficial for gas- // tritis, temporary constipation, // dyspesia due to hyper acid- // ity. Improves the appetite. In- // creases the red blood corp- // uscles. It acts on the bowels // as a laxative tonic. // DIRECTIONS // Tablespoonful half-hour af // ter each meal or two table- // spoonfuls at bed-time, followed // with a glass of water. // CHILDREN - One to three // teaspoonfuls daily. // Price $1.00 // (Same information repeated in Polish) // W. Wojtasinski Drug Co. // Boston // Mass. // U.S.A."; on sides: "Beware of Imitations and be sure You get the Genuine // KATRO-LEK // REG. U. S. PAT. OFFICE // The Famous Stomachic, Laxative and Tonic // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING" (Same information repeated in Polish on other side panel)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.6 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper has become discoloured, brittle in many places and adhesive is coming through and creating raised crusty areas; fading ans stianed paper
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1926
1930
circa 1926-1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001313
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and a tooled, round collar lip; the front and back pabels are flat and there is a yellow printed paper label on the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Psychine stomachic and tonic and sealed with a metal cap which has a wire fo…
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Accession Number
996001313
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Oval clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and a tooled, round collar lip; the front and back pabels are flat and there is a yellow printed paper label on the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Psychine stomachic and tonic and sealed with a metal cap which has a wire for opening on the right side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993
Maker
T. A. Slocum Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1926
1930
circa 1926-1930
Date Remarks
Date listed on front label - "Note: No change in our old formula new package adopted Jan. 1926"
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow
metal: silver; yellow
Inscriptions
Bottle bottom embossed with a diamond inside a circle and the number 13; label reads, "STOMACHIC // and // TONIC // 16 FLUID OUNCES // PSYCHINE // TRADE MARK // What the product is, is" (listed) "// Directions for Use" (listed) "SHAKE WELL // Any Sediment is Natural // PRICE // Three Dollars a Bottle // Sold by Druggists and // Prepared Exclusively by // T.A. Slocum Co. Inc. // Manufacturing Chemists // NEW YORK CITY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.0 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm. x Depth: 4.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks, or wear; the label is complete and fully legible; the bottle is unopened, but some of the liquid contents have evaporated; the metal cap shows some corrosion at the side, but does not leak
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
Research Facts
Used as a stomachic and tonic bitters
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Fluid extract pomegranate

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Dates
1900
1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1991.17.64
Description
An amber moulded glass bottle with a medium-sized neck, a pronounced lip with the remains of a metal seal, and rounded shoulders; two paper labels affixed to the outside of the bottle; embossed printing under the base.
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Accession Number
1991.17.64
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber moulded glass bottle with a medium-sized neck, a pronounced lip with the remains of a metal seal, and rounded shoulders; two paper labels affixed to the outside of the bottle; embossed printing under the base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
Material
glass: amber
paper: yellowish-brown
ink: black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on upper label: "FL. // EXT. // POMEGRANATE // (Bark or root) // Parke Davis & Co. // Manufacturing Chemists // Detroit Mich."; embossed under base: "PD & CO // 300"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels discoloured and showing considerable losses; rim has remains of a seal, probably lead.
Copy Type
Original
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