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myochrysine ampoule

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037474
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled 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
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Accession Number
997037474
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Arthritis, Rheumatoid -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled 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
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Poulenc
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Stamped on the bottle are the words: "MYOCHRYSINE // Aurothiomalate No. // 1 cc – 10 mg. // Inj. I.M. // Poulenc Montreal // Lot no 130"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No chipping or spotting
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet: https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09276 http://products.sanofi.ca/en/myochrysine.pdf https://www.rxlist.com/myochrysine-drug.htm#precautions
Research Facts
It is injected intramuscularly. Used to treat adult and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and Felty’s syndrome. It is also known as sodium aurothiomalate. Used for patients who are unresponsive to more conservative drug therapy such as anti-inflammatory agents.
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