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Dexedrine Sulfate

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
1977.8.4
Description
A grayish-tan and white packet with a folded flap contains six yellow-orange roughly triangular-shaped pills, wrapped in a cellophane-like material and attached to the bottom back flap.
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Accession Number
1977.8.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Antidepressive Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant -- container
Description
A grayish-tan and white packet with a folded flap contains six yellow-orange roughly triangular-shaped pills, wrapped in a cellophane-like material and attached to the bottom back flap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Smith, Kline & French
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
paper: grayish-tan; white; brown
cellophane (?): clear
Inscriptions
On front outside flap: "6 Tablets Physician's Sample // 5 mg. // DEXEDRINE SULFATE // TABLETS // Each tablet contains dextro-amphetamine sulfate, S.K.F., 5 mg. // To be dispensed only by or on the prescription of a physician. // See reverse side of label // 'DEXEDRINE' T.M. Reg. Can. Pat. Off. // SMITH KLINE & FRENCH // Inter-American Corporation // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 7.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Pump House Museum, Kingston, Ontario L-2017-4; 24 April 2017 – 28 Aug 2017.
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Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
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Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Antidepressive Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Site Made (City)
Kirkland
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Date Remarks
Expiry date; Merck Sharp & Dohme formed in 1961
Material
glass: brown
metal: black
paper: white
ink: black, green, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label, left side, vertical: "18821 // ANTIDEPRESSANT // Usual Adult Dosage: // For maintenance, 25 mg. two to four times a day. // Complete prescribing information available on request. // Keep container tightly closed. // Protect from light. // For Oral Use Only."; left side, horizontal: "MSD // 100
Ca3288 // DIN 016330 // Pr // TABLETS // 124 // ELAVIL* // AMITRIPTYLINE HYDROCHLORIDE // TABLETS, MDS Std. // 25 mg each // * Trademark // MERCK SHARP & DOHME // CANADA LIMITED KIRKLAND, QUE."; / LOT 2939 W // EX. DATE 10-80"; embossed on bottom of bottle: "18 // 20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1
Dimension Notes
a - Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor residue on top rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site
Research Facts
Amitriptyline, sold under the brand name Elavil among others, is a medicine used to treat a number of mental illnesses.
Elavil (amitriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant. Elavil affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression and is used to treat symptoms of depression.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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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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Montreal [Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates]

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
996001021
Description
Clear aqua glass bottle; square shape; four recessed panels with embossed label on one panel and paper label on another panel; thin cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper (not present).
Accession Number
996001021
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear aqua glass bottle; square shape; four recessed panels with embossed label on one panel and paper label on another panel; thin cylindrical neck intended for a cork stopper (not present).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchase Sept. 1993 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan.
Maker
T.B. Wheeler
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
paper: white
glass: aqua
Inscriptions
Compound // Elixir // of // Phosphates // and // Calisaya // Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates // Lime // Iron // Soda // Trihydrogen // Phosphates // and alkaloids of // Peruvian Bark // A nerve // Food // and // Nutritive // Tonic. // Prepared at the // Chemical Laboratory of // T.B. Wheeler M.D. // Montreal P.Q.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.2 cm. x Width: 7.0 cm. x Depth: 7.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle appears to have some slight surface dirt and a few stains; paper label in poor condition with severe discolouration of upper half; upper right corner missing.
Copy Type
Original
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Montreal [Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates]

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
996001022
Description
Clear blue glass bottle with four recessed panels; one panel has embossed maker name and another panel has paper label on it; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - cork stopper not present.
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Accession Number
996001022
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear blue glass bottle with four recessed panels; one panel has embossed maker name and another panel has paper label on it; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - cork stopper not present.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased Sept. 1993 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan.
Maker
T.B. Wheeler
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
paper: white
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Compound // Elixir // of // Phosphates // and // Calisaya // Wheeler's Tissue Phosphates // Lime // Iron // Soda // Trihydrogen // Phosphates // and alkaloid // Peruvian Bark // A nerve // Food // and // Nutritive // Tonic. // Prepared at the // Chemical Laboratory of // T.B. Wheeler M.D. // Montreal P.Q.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.8 cm. x Width: 6.9 cm. x Depth: 6.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Residue on interior of bottle; paper label in very poor condition, several small pieces are missing, upper left corner has been torn and reattached; paper also badly discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000003096
Description
Physician's sample packet of six green Parstelin tablets in clear plastic blister pack glued at the bottom to a 29.0 cm long folded paper information sheet; once the paper is folded five times around the tablets a package is created; printing on both sides; section where tablets are attached is per…
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Accession Number
000003096
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Anxiety -- drug therapy
Depression -- drug therapy
Antidepressant Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant
Description
Physician's sample packet of six green Parstelin tablets in clear plastic blister pack glued at the bottom to a 29.0 cm long folded paper information sheet; once the paper is folded five times around the tablets a package is created; printing on both sides; section where tablets are attached is perforated to tear off as a prescription; tablets have initials SKF on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Smith Kline & French
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
paper: cream
ink: green, blue
plastic: transparent
tablets: green
Inscriptions
Front of packet: "Parstelin* // (combination of Parnate* and Stelazine*) // dual-action therapy to relieve // CO-EXISTENT DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY // Smith Kline & French . Montreal 9 // * Reg. Can. T.M. Off. // 6 Tablets Physician's Sample // 'Parstelin' is a combination of two outstandingly // useful psychotherapeutic agents deevloped by SK&F // research - 'Parnate' and 'Stelazine'. // FORMULA // INDICASTIONS // DOSAGE: Uusual dosage is one tablet twice daily - morn- // ing and afternoon.The first signs of improvement are // frequently seen within one to three days and usually // witin a week. If an increase in dosage is required, one // tablet shoudl be added in the morning dose after the first // week of therapy. // Pat. No. 616,537 (1961) Pat. No. 612,204 (1961) // PRECAUTIONS // CONTRAINDICATION // HOW SUPPLIED // CG : 336 // LOT D 1566"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3
Dimension Notes
open flat = Length 29.0 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear on front and back; tablets are complete and undamaged; all printing is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Wikipedia
Research Facts
Tranylcypromine / trifluoperazine (brand names Parstelin, Parmodalin, Jatrosom N, Stelapar) is a combination formulation of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant drug tranylcypromine and the typical antipsychotic drug trifluoperazine that has been used in the treatment of major depressive disorder. It contains 10 mg tranylcypromine and 1 mg trifluoperazine.The drug has been in clinical use since at least 1961.It is still available in Italy with the name of Parmodalin.
Parstelin A brand name for a mixture of TRANYLCYPROMINE and TRIFLUOPERAZINE. Product development discontinued.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
Images
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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
000003095
Description
Sample packet of 6 Tofranazine capsules, which consists of 6 ivory-coloured capsules in plastic packets attached to a heavy paper information packet; the packet is made of a single piece of heavy printed paper with the capsules attached to the front right side and then folded into three equal parts…
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Accession Number
000003095
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Anxiety -- drug therapy
Depression -- drug therapy
Antidepressant Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant
Description
Sample packet of 6 Tofranazine capsules, which consists of 6 ivory-coloured capsules in plastic packets attached to a heavy paper information packet; the packet is made of a single piece of heavy printed paper with the capsules attached to the front right side and then folded into three equal parts to cover the capsules on both sides; the paper has printed information on the medication and an illustration on the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Geigy (Canada) Limited; Geigy Pharmaceuticals
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
capsules: ivory
plastic: clear
paper: off-white; red
Inscriptions
The front of the packet reads, "Tofranazine Geigy // alleviates anxiety . . . // dispels depression"; the back of the packet has information on side effects and reads, "Geigy Pharmaceuticals // Division of Geigy (Canada) Limited // Montreal // L - 1595 Printed in Canada"; information in the booklet includes, "Indication // Dosage // Availability // Precautions // Directions"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Temporary Location
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
Dimension Notes
Length 12.4 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm (folded)
Condition Remarks
The sample is unused; the front of the packet shows minor wear, but is complete and fully legible; two of the capsules have been crushed and powder is leaking out, but they are contained within the plastic packet.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Medication used to alleviate anxiety and dispel depression; sample given out by Geigy Pharmaceuticals.
On Tuesday, September 18, 1962, a Canadian trademark registration was filed for TOFRANAZINE by CIBA-GEIGY CANADA LTD. - CIBA- 205 BOUCHARD BOULEVARD, DORVAL 780, QUEBEC, CANADA . The Canadian IP office has given the trademark application number of 264964.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Pump House Museum, Kingston, Ontario L-2017-4; 24 April 2017 – 28 Aug 2017.
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