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Physeptone (Methadon Compressed)

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Dates
1925
1965
1925-1965
Accession Number
995006009 a-b
Description
A bottle of physeptone in a box; the bottle (a) is made out of clear glass and has a light blue label and a silver metal cap; it contains several small white pills and some cotton; the box (b) is cardboard and light blue.
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Accession Number
995006009 a-b
MeSH Heading
Analgesia
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A bottle of physeptone in a box; the bottle (a) is made out of clear glass and has a light blue label and a silver metal cap; it contains several small white pills and some cotton; the box (b) is cardboard and light blue.
Number Of Parts
2
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Dates
1925
1965
1925-1965
Material
glass: transparent
metal: silver
cardboard: light blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row D
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
https://www.nps.org.au/medicine-finder/physeptone-tablets
https://www.drugbank.ca/salts/DBSALT000346
http://www.medicines.org.au/files/gwcphytb.pdf
Research Facts
Contains methadone hydrochloride, which is an opioid analgesic; not highly addictive, but upon cessation of use there are withdrawal symptoms (such as aches, nausea and fever). Tablets taken orally, used as severe, moderate or chronic pain relief (such as neuropathic and cancer pains). Suppresses opioid withdrawal symptoms.
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magnesium sulphate ampoules

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Accession Number
1981.10.5 a-k
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a printed paper label; does not have exact original contents; contains a glass tube (a) of 25 hyplets of 1/4-grain morphine sulphate No. 3778 from J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.; four ampoules (b-d, h) of pituitary extract 10 IUs Lot 4209; three ampoules (e-g) of morphine 1/4 …
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Accession Number
1981.10.5 a-k
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Analgesia
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a printed paper label; does not have exact original contents; contains a glass tube (a) of 25 hyplets of 1/4-grain morphine sulphate No. 3778 from J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.; four ampoules (b-d, h) of pituitary extract 10 IUs Lot 4209; three ampoules (e-g) of morphine 1/4 grain and magnesium sulphate; and three ampoules (i-k) of ergotin ext. 3 grains.
Number Of Parts
11
Maker
The Canada Pharmacal Co. Ltd.
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
cardboard: beige
paper: yellowish
ink: black; red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Row C
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