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absorbent cotton box

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000001161
Description
Cardboard box, torn open on left side; box contains cotton wrapped in paper and rolled to fit inside (contents not numbered); round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom; paper label on front and on top.
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Accession Number
000001161
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Product Packaging
Description
Cardboard box, torn open on left side; box contains cotton wrapped in paper and rolled to fit inside (contents not numbered); round fluorescent orange sticker on bottom; paper label on front and on top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: blue
paper: brown; red; white; blue; orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Front: "VR [handwritten] // 1 OUNCE // PARKE-DAVIS // ABSORBENT COTTON // COMPACT ROLL // U.S.P. – STERILIZED // PARKEDALE // FULL WEIGHT // MEDICAMENTA VERA [these two words surround a logo] P D & CO // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; top: "IF PACKAGE IS BROKEN OR OPEN // STERILITY CANNOT BE GUARANTEED // TO OPEN // CUT ALONG PERFORATION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is fraying along edges where it was torn; abraded at right corners; front label is slightly yellowed, dirty; top label somewht abraded at corners; contents sound.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.234.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.234.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; stamped in red ink at an angle across the front: "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.236.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.236.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; at an angle across the front is stamped in red ink, "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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adrenalin chloride

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Dates
1950
1952
circa 1950-1952
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
993004225
Description
Half-full small dark brown glass bottle of adrenalin chloride liquid solution for hypodermic use; cork and lead closure is opened with lead turned back; expiry date is stated as Oct. 1952.
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Accession Number
993004225
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Half-full small dark brown glass bottle of adrenalin chloride liquid solution for hypodermic use; cork and lead closure is opened with lead turned back; expiry date is stated as Oct. 1952.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1952
circa 1950-1952
Date Remarks
expiry date on bottle
Material
metal: silver
glass: dark brown
paper: cream; burgundy
Inscriptions
Printed in burgundy on cream paper label: "30 cc. / s-v No. 11 // STERI-VIAL // ADRENALIN // CHLORIDE // SOLUTION, 1:1000 // EPINEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE // SOLUTION, 1:1000 // sterile Solution for hypodermic use. // LOT NO. B160D // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // Exp. Date: Oct. 1952"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Diam. : 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
lead top opened
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adrenalin chloride box

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Dates
1945
1963
circa 1945-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
993004226
Description
Yellow with burgundy printing cardboard package for one ounce of topical solution adrenalin chloride by Parke, Davis & Co.; printed expiry date on side is for Jan. 1945; handwritten price is "1.45" without bottle of medicine
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Accession Number
993004226
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
Description
Yellow with burgundy printing cardboard package for one ounce of topical solution adrenalin
chloride by Parke, Davis & Co.; printed expiry date on side is for Jan. 1945; handwritten price
is "1.45" without bottle of medicine
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1945
1963
circa 1945-1963
Date Remarks
expiry date on bottle
Material
paper: yellow; burgundy; white
Inscriptions
"ONE FLUID OUNCE // SOLUTION // *ADRENALIN // CHLORIDE // b) (P.D. & CO.) // 1:1000 // 'ADRENALIN'
// CORK // STOPPERED BOTTLE // FOR TOPICAL // APPLICATION // Each fl. oz. contains // 'ADRENALIN'
(Epinephrine, P.D. // & Co.) 9/20 grain as // the hydrochloride, // dissolved in physio- //
logical salt solution // with 0.5% Chlore- // tone and 0.1% So- // dium Bisulfite as // preservatives.
// PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.0 cm. x Width: 3.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: package is bent; shows wear & grime; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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adrenalin inhalant bottle

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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001502 a-c
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork, in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (c); bottle was once sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic around cork and neck, and is full of liquid; there is a fluorescent orange round sticker on the bottom.
Accession Number
000001502 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork, in a cardboard box (a) along with a paper leaflet (c); bottle was once sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic around cork and neck, and is full of liquid; there is a fluorescent orange round sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - leaflet
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; black; orange
cork: beige
glass: brown
plastic: brown
cardboard: white; yellow; black
Inscriptions
Front: "ONE FLUID OUNCE // *ADRENALIN // INHALANT // EACH FL. OZ. CONTAINS: //ALCOHOL, 15 PER CENT. // CHLORETONE (Chloro // form derivative), 13½ GRS. // ADRENALIN, 9/20 GR. // (P.D. & Co's brand of // Epinephrine N.N.R.) // Aromatized oil base, q.s. // ASTRINGENT AND // SEDATIVE // DIRECTIONS // Only sufficient inhalant for // a few days use should be // placed in an atomizer de- // signed for oily liquids. // Dilute with Olive Oil or // Cotton Seed Oil to any de- // sired strength. // Do Not Add mineral Oils. // *The word "Adrenalin" // identifies the active principle // of the Suprarenal Glands, // as originally manufactured // by Parke, Davis & Co. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "ORIGINAL // ADRENALIN // P.D. & CO. // TRADE MARK // Reg. U.S. Pat. Off."; back: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // LABRATORIES"; left side: identical to right side; top: "L D // 125"; bottom: "Carton printed // in U.S.A."; (b) front: "1 FLUID OUNCE // *ADRENALIN // INHALANT // EACH FLUID OUNCE CONTAINS: // Adrenalin - 9/20 grain. // Chloretone (Chlorbutanol), 13½ grains. // An aromatized bland oil base, – q.s. // A bland oil solution containing the // blood pressure raising principle of Supra- // renal Gland. // *The word "Adrenalin" identifies the // active principle of the Suprarenal Glands, // manufactured by Parke, Davis & Co. // C667900 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA."; right side: "ORIGINAL // ADRENALIN // P.D. & CO. // TRADE MARK"; back: "DIRECTIONS // Only sufficient inhalant // for a few days' use should // be placed in an atomizer // designed for oily liquids. // Dilute with Olive Oil or // Cotton Seed Oil to any // desired strength. // DO NOT ADD MINERAL OILS"; left side: identical to right side; (c) "To the Medical Profession. // Two // Valuable Inhalants // and // The Glaseptic Nebulizer // Adrenalin Inhalant, P. D. & Co. // [text follows] // Chloretone Inhalant, P. D. & Co. // The Glaseptic Nebulizer, P. D. & Co. // Directions for Use // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 10.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty, 1.6-cm tear in top flap; 0.8-cm tear on bottle label; shrinkwrap seal broken; leaflet yellowed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dates
1941
circa 1941
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001428 a-c
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic; bottle has a paper label around circumference, and is full of liquid; it is in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the bottom.
Accession Number
000001428 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Ephedrine -- therapeutic use
Epinephrine -- therapeutic use
Asthma, drug therapy
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle (b) stopped with a cork and sealed with shrink-wrapped plastic; bottle has a paper label around circumference, and is full of liquid; it is in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - bottle
c - leaflet
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1941
circa 1941
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; red; black; blue; beige; orange
plastic: black
cardboard: white; blue
cork: beige
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "ONE FLUID OUNCE // *ADREPHINE // ADRENALIN- // EPINEPHRINE COMPOUND // FORMULA // Adrenalin – 1:10,000 // Ephedrine // Sulfate – 2% // Chloretone (Chloro- // form derivative) 0.5% // Distilled water q.s. // An astringent to the // accessible respira- // tory mucous mem- // branes. // *The word "Adrenalin" // identifies the active prin- // ciple of the suprarenal // glands manufactured by // Parke, Davis & Co. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "AC // 145 // Adrephine // P.D. & CO."; back: "Adrenalin and Ephedrine are synergistic in their action. // Their use in combination as a topical application is ad- // vantageous because of the prompt and vigorous action // of the Adrenalin and the slower and more lasting effect // of the Ephedrine. Adrephine is a useful application to // the accessible respiratory mucous membranes in all con- // ditions in which an astringent is indicated."; left side: "Adrephine // P.D. & CO."; top: logo, see sketch on accession sheet; bottom: "Printed by // Parke, Davis & Co. // Detroit, Mich."; (b) front: "ONE FLUID OUNCE // ADREPHINE // ADRENALIN–EPHEDRINE // COMPOUND // Adrenalin 1:10,000 // Ephedrine Sulphate 2% // Chloretone (Chloroform // derivative) 0.5% // Distilled Water q.s. // An astringent to the accessible // respiratory mucous membranes. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA"; right side: "Adrephine // P.D. & CO."; back: "Apply by means of a compressed // air atomizer or hand nebulizer. // Pledgets of gauze or cotton may be // used for direct application."; left side: "Adrephine // P.D. & CO. // C745130"; (c) "To the Medical Profession: // Adrephine // Adrenalin – Ephedrine Compound // [text follows] // The Combination '' [text follows] // Application // [text follows] // Historical // [text follows] // Packages // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // L. Rev. 5-1931"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 8.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Box dirty, scuffed; mildew on top; label on bottle yellowing; paper leaflet yellowing and tattered on top edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001075
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (agrimony?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001075
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (agrimony?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; beige; black
Inscriptions
Top: "AGRIMONY // (Agrimonia Eupatoria, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. [cursive] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. CANADA."; front: "SYNONYMS - Cockle Burr, Stick // weed, Eng.; Algremoine, Eupatoire des // Grecs, Fr.; Odermennig, Leberklette, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The herb. // NATURAL ORDER - Rosaceae. // HABITAT - Europe and N. America."; back: "PROPERTIES - Tonic and astrin- // gent. Useful in weakness of the stom- // ach and chronic debility of the intes- // tines, with a tendency to diarrhoea. // Dose, a wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed and fragile; small tear on back and on label in front; some plant material has escaped packet and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Aloetic Physic Ball

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Dates
1894
circa 1894
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997001115
Description
Aloetic physic ball / suppository, which consists of a two-piece hollow cylindrical plastic or bakelite container with closed rounded ends; the top of the container fits onto and over the bottom and the pieces are joined with a printer paper label attached over them; contents of the container are n…
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Accession Number
997001115
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy -- veterinary
Veterinary Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Aloetic physic ball / suppository, which consists of a two-piece hollow cylindrical plastic or bakelite container with closed rounded ends; the top of the container fits onto and over the bottom and the pieces are joined with a printer paper label attached over them; contents of the container are not visible
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1894
circa 1894
Date Remarks
Product in Parke Davis Catalogue since at least 1894
Material
plastic: black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The label on the outside reads, "ALOETIC // PHYSIC BALL // c. 315356 // No. 3 // Barbados Aloes (Purified) // equivalent to 480 grs. (8 drms.) // Calomel, 60 grs. (1 drm.) // nux vomica, 60 grs. (1 drm.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONT. CAN."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 9.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The container is complete and undamaged; the paper label shows minor water damage, but is complete and fully legible; tape residue is visible on the outside bottom of the container, where a tag was taped on
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #181; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; Philloza Suleman, Medical Information Manager, Parke, Davis Co.
Research Facts
A laxative suppository used on horses
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ambodryl hydrochloride elixir

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Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001152 a-b
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (a) with plastic screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle 2/3 full of liquid
Accession Number
000001152 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Hypersensitivity -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical brown glass bottle (a) with plastic screw-top cap (b); paper label on front; bottle 2/3 full of liquid
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 18.8 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white; black; green
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "16 FLUID OUNCES No. 225 // ELIXIR // AMBODRYL® // HYDROCHLORIDE // BROMODIPHENHYDRAMINE // HYDROCHLORIDE ELIXIR // 350 [handwritten] // Contains 10 mg. Ambodryl // Hydrochloride in each 4 cc. (1 teaspoonful). // An antihistaminic agent for relief of allergic symptoms. // DOSE – Children up to 12 years, 1/2 to // 2 teaspoonfuls// or as directed by the physician. // Medical literature available // to physicians on request. // 'Ambodryl' – Reg. Trademark // Stock 9-225-48 // L [encircled] E116Z [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "1
4 // 9669A // 4 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label slightly yellowed; light brown stain at top, wrinkled at centre of left and right edges, tear (1.5 cm) on bottom edge; cap fits securely; yellow-brown accretion on bottom of bottle (old adhesive?)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
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