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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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Triquilar oral birth control

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Dates
1991
circa 1991
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
003003011 a-c
Description
Sample packet of Triquilar oral birth control tablets, consisting of (a) outer cover, (b) blister pack containing 21 tablets and (c) a printed information sheet; the outer cover is made of printed paper to form an envelope with an opening at the right side; the front and back of the cover have prin…
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Accession Number
003003011 a-c
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie 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
Sample packet of Triquilar oral birth control tablets, consisting of (a) outer cover, (b) blister pack containing 21 tablets and (c) a printed information sheet; the outer cover is made of printed paper to form an envelope with an opening at the right side; the front and back of the cover have printed information on them; housed inside the cover is (b) a blister pack containing 6 brown, 5 white and 10 yellow birth control tablets; the packet has a clear plastic front with 21 bubble pockets to house the pills; a piece of foil seals the front and creates a back for the packet; the foil has numbers and information printed on its outer side; an information sheet (c) is also housed in the cover; the sheet consists of a folded rectangular piece of paper with printed information on the front and back sides.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - packet cover - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - blister pack - Size: Length 9.9 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c - information sheet (folded) - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Paul MacKenzie at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
German Remedies Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Date Remarks
Manufacturing date listed as May 1991
Material
paper: white; light grey
foil: silver; yellow
ink: black; red; yellow
plastic: clear
tablets: brown; white; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the cover reads, "RX [with the "X" as part of the leg of the "R"] Tablets of // Levonorgestrel and // Ethinylestradiol // Triquilar® // Made in India by // German Remedies Limited // M. Vasanji Road, Bombay 400 0093 // ® Trademark of // Schering AG // Federal Republic of Germany // Schering // SCHERING // 21 tabs // oral"; the back of the cover reads, "6 light brown tablets, each containing // Levonorgestrel B.P. 0.05 mg // Ethinylestradiol I.P. 0.03 mg // 5 white tablets, each containing // Levonorgestrel B.P. 0.075 mg // Ethinylestradiol I.P. 0.04 mg // PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // NOT TO BE SOLD // 10 ochreous tablets, each containing // Levonorgestrel B.P. 0.125 mg // Ethinylestradiol I.P. 0.03 mg // SCHEDULE H DRUG // WARNING: To be sold by retail on the // prescription of a Registered Medical // Practitioner only // Mfg. Lic. No. 679 // Mfg. Date 05-91 // Exp. Date 04-96 // Retail Price // not to exceed Rs. 12.00 // Taxes extra" (b) the foil back of the blister pack reads, "Tablets of Levonorgestrel and Ethinylestradiol // Triquilar® // Start // 1–; 2–;3–;4–;5–;6 [downward-facing arrow] // I took my first tablet on // Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat [each day of the week has a dot above it] 7–; 8–; 9–; 10–; 11 [downward arrow] // 21
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-4
Condition Remarks
(a) The packet cover shows some wear; fold marks and minor staining; there are no tears or missing sections; all printing is fully legible; (b) the blister pack is unused; the foil backing is intact; the plastic pill pockets at the top have been pushed in but all are sealed; all printing is fully legible; (c) the information sheet has fold marks and minor wear on one end; there are no tears or missing sections; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid
Images
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