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glucose 33 1/3 % ampoule

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, r…
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Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular, waxed cardboard box that opens on both ends via three flap closures.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
b - box - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Anglo-French Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Retirement of Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Material
glass: transparent
paper: yellow; green
cardboard: yellow; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "1AMPOULE GLUCOSE 33 1/3% // 20 CC // ANGLO-FRENCH CO. // MONTREAL"; printed label on ampoule: "Ampoule 20 c.c. // GLUCOSE // 33 1/3% // ANGLO-FRENCH // DRUG CO. // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box shows some creasing and water damage as well as scuff marks; ampoule label is slightly discoloured but is otherwise in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Ortho-Novum oral contraceptives

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Dates
1971
circa 1971
Collection
Janssen-Ortho Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
003006009
Description
Ortho-Novum 5mg oral birth control package, which consists of a shield-like, plastic plate, with flat top and bottom, and rounded sides; front has triptych paper label, each octagonal section folding in on itself; on back is a plastic pill holder with individual circular indentations for each pill;…
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Accession Number
003006009
Collection
Janssen-Ortho Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Family Planning
Contraceptive Agents, Female
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Ortho-Novum 5mg oral birth control package, which consists of a shield-like, plastic plate, with flat top and bottom, and rounded sides; front has triptych paper label, each octagonal section folding in on itself; on back is a plastic pill holder with individual circular indentations for each pill; plastic cover rotates clockwise, allowing for pill dispensation; in the middle is the embossed Ortho logo, a shield bearing a caduceus and the company name; clockwise arrow embossed on plastic rotating cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Duplicates from the collection of the History of Contraception Museum at Janssen-Ortho Inc.
Maker
Ortho Pharmaceutical (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Don Mills
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1971
circa 1971
Date Remarks
Copyright date of 1971 listed on the printed information
Material
plastic: clear, blue
paper: cream, green, blue
pills: white
Inscriptions
Embossed on plastic case, "Ortho"; printed on pill case, clockwise from top: "TUE // MAR // WED // MER // THU // JEU // FRI // VEN // SAT // SAM // SUN // DIM // MON // LUN // TUE // MAR // WED // MER // THU // JEU // FRI // VEN // SAT // SAM // SUN // DIM // MON // LUN // TUE // MAR // WED // MER // THU // JEU // FRI // VEN // SAT // SAM // SUN // DIM // MON // LUN"; each tablet has, "Ortho // 5" stamped into it; printed on label front: "5 mg // Dialpak* 21's // Tablet Dispenser // Each tablet contains: 5 mg norethindrone (17 a [the Greek letter alpha]-eth- // inyl-17-hydroxy-4-estren-3-one) and // 0.075 mg mestranol (ethinyl // estradiol 3-methyl ether) // "Detailed information on request" // P1 // Ortho-Novum* 5 mg // norethindrone with mestranol // Ortho // INDICATIONS AND DOSAGE: Con- // ception Control, Menstrual irregu- // larities: One tablet daily as pre- // scribed . // Lactation Suppression: Six tablets // once a day for four days. // Both sides of each white // tablet are engraved "Ortho-5". // ORTHO PHARMACEUTICAL (CANADA) LTD., // Don Mills, Ontario. // *TRADEMARK"; cover is repeated in French on inside front flap; printed on left flap: required information listed in English and French; printed on inside left flap: instructions listed in English and French; the central panel of the printed information reads: "11-072-6 // Attach Rx Label Here // © ORTHO 1971 // MADE IN CANADA [printed vertically] // (L) 10K60 // FABRIQUÉ AU CANADA [printed horizontally] // Poser l'étiquette // de prescription ici"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 7.5 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The plastic shows little sign of wear; paper colour is fading; joins of triptych becoming fragile
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Petra Goodhead, communications coordinator, Janssen-Ortho Inc.
Exhibit History
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #3
Images
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