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Decongesten Plus ™

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Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001247 a-c
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) with plastic cap (c) and paper label on front; bottle is inside a cardboard box (a).
Accession Number
000001247 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) with plastic cap (c) and paper label on front; bottle is inside a cardboard box (a).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering system
Material
cardboard: cream; brown; orange; yellow
paper: orange; yellow; cream; brown
glass: brown
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "Decongesten // PLUS ­™ // COUGH // SYRUP // 4 FLUID OUNCES // DIN 322563 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 22-1668-158"; right side: "EACH 5 ML. CONTAINS: // d-Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 30 mg. // Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 15 mg. // Glycerol Guaiacolate 100 mg. // A PLEASANTLY FLAVOURED // SYRUP FOR THE TEMPORARY // RELIEF OF CONGESTION AND // COUGHS DUE TO THE COMMON // COLD. // Dosage: Adults, 1 teaspoonful // every 4 to 6 hours; Children 4 to 12, // 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful every 6 hours; // Children 2 to 4, 1/4 teaspoonful // every 6 hours. // Keep container tightly closed. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; back: "front repeated in French; left side: right side repeated in French; top: "Decongesten // PLUS ™ // COUGH SYRUP // SIROP CONTRE LA TOUX // 4 FLUID OUNCES // EXPIRES AUG 78 // (L) FG // Stock 22-1668-158"; (b) front: "Decongesten // PLUS ™ // COUGH SYRUP // SIROP CONTRE LA TOUX // 4 fl. oz. // DIN 322563 // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 22-1668-158 // Exp. Aug. 1978 (L) FG 116"; right side: contains the same information as box right side; left side: contains the same information as box left side; bottom: "20 // 5 // 1648"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 12.8 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 1.4 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Box somewhat yellowed, 1-cm tear in top flap; no apparent problems with bottle or cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Medicated Throat Discs

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Dates
1973
circa 1973
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001433
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic; there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back
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Accession Number
000001433
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic; there is a round fluorescent orange sticker on the back
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1973
circa 1973
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: orange
cardboard: white; blue; red
plastic: transparent white
Inscriptions
Top: "PARKE . DAVIS // THROAT DISCS // Medicated // Effective for the quick relief of coughs // due to colds, hoarseness and irritations // of the throat. // SIXTY DISCS // Allow disc to dissolve slowly in mouth as required. [printed] // L [encircled] DJ102 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD., BROCKVILLE, ONT. [printed]"; front: "Each Disc contains not more than ½ minim of Chloroform together // with Capsicum, Peppermint, Anise, Cubeb, Licorice and Linseed. [prionted]"; bottom: "[top repeated in French except for lot number] // 73 [handwritten on sticker]"; back: "PARKE-DAVIS Medicated THROAT DISCS // Printed in U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 8.4 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Small (1 cm) tear in plastic at top back edge, otherwise no apparent problems
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
Images
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