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Colchicine and Methyl Salicylate

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Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001492 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is 1/2 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001492 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical brown glass wide-mouth bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front, a fluorescent orange round sticker on the back, and is 1/2 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream; red; orange; blue
metal: black; silver
glass: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "50 No. 102 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO.'s // SOLUBLE GELATIN CAPSULES // COLCHICINE AND // METHYL SALICYLATE // [illeg. handwritten] // Colchicine - - 1/250 gr. // Methyl Salicylate - 3 min. // DOSE – 5 to 15 capsules per day. // In acute cases begin with 15 and // gradually decrease to // 5 capsules per day. [printed] // LM // 1 25 ["25" superscr.] [printed] L [emcircled] E 279 K [stamped] // STOCK No. 7-102-50 [printed] 19 [illeg. handwritten] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO [printed]"; bottom: "3 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 8.1 cm
Depth
b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
a - 3.4 cm b - 3.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed, dirty, pencil marks; cap corroded around edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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