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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 40 for insomnia

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.167
Description
A paper wrapper containing a corked glass vial of homeopathic remedy.
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Accession Number
1980.18.167
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Insomnia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A paper wrapper containing a corked glass vial of homeopathic remedy.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
paper: beige; dark blue; red
glass
cork
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
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Humphreys' Homeopathic No. 40 for insomnia

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7777
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Accession Number
1980.18.168
Description
A paper wrapper containing a corked glass vial of homeopathic remedy.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.168
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Insomnia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A paper wrapper containing a corked glass vial of homeopathic remedy.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Material
paper: beige; dark blue; red
glass
cork
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row B
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Persomnia tablets

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1977.8.37
Description
A metal tube with a paper label wrapped around it contains Persomnia tablets; the tube has a metal cap.
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Accession Number
1977.8.37
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Insomnia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- depressants -- container
Description
A metal tube with a paper label wrapped around it contains Persomnia tablets; the tube has a metal cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Clinical Products Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Richmond
Site Made (State)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
paper: grey; yellow; white
cellophane
metal: silver
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
On the metal cap: a triangular shape with "CPL" overlaid on it; on the paper label surrounding the tube: "DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEART // NOT HABIT-FORMING // 12 TABLETS // Persomnia // TRADE MARK // for insomnia // For SLEEPLESSNESS – 1 or 2 tablets with warm milk or // water immediately before retiring. Repeat if necessary // Brommovalerylurea 65 mg. Calcium phosphato-carbonate 100 mg. // Carbromal 195 mg. Excipient 9.0 // MANUFACTURED in England by // CLINICAL PRODUCTS LTD. RICHMOND, SURREY // Sole Canadian Distributors // LAURENTIAN AGENCIES REG'D // 429 St. Jean Baptiste Street Montreal 1 Quebec"; printed at an angle across the foregoing: "MEDICAL SAMPLE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row C
Copy Type
original
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Persomnia tablets

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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, Neurological
Accession Number
1977.8.46
Description
A metal tube with a paper label wrapped around it contains Persomnia tablets; the tube has a metal cap.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1977.8.46
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Insomnia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- depressants -- container
Description
A metal tube with a paper label wrapped around it contains Persomnia tablets; the tube has a metal cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Clinical Products Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Richmond
Site Made (State)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: silver
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
On the metal cap: a triangular shape with "CPL" overlaid on it; on the paper label surrounding the tube: "DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEART // NOT HABIT-FORMING // 12 TABLETS // Persomnia // TRADE MARK // for insomnia // For SLEEPLESSNESS – 1 or 2 tablets with warm milk or // water immediately before retiring. Repeat if necessary // Brommovalerylurea 65 mg. Calcium phosphato-carbonate 100 mg. // Carbromal 195 mg. Excipient 9.0 // MANUFACTURED in England by // CLINICAL PRODUCTS LTD. RICHMOND, SURREY // Sole Canadian Distributors // LAURENTIAN AGENCIES REG'D // 429 St. Jean Baptiste Street Montreal 1 Quebec"; printed at an angle across the foregoing: "MEDICAL SAMPLE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
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Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
box - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Laurentian Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: brown; black
glass
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "NEW PE-RU-NA // TONIC"; "Manufactured for: Consolidated Royal Chemical Corporation"; from attached circular: "Cure for coughs due to colds"; "Gentle stimulator"; "Restores strength and energy"; "Aid to sleep".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Copy Type
Original
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Serpina tablets

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Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1982.25.1
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and wide neck ending in a wide, flat lip; bottle is mold-blown and has many air bubbles; stopped with a cork; two paper labels; contains Serpina tablets.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1982.25.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Insomnia -- drug therapy
Hypertension -- drug therapy
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with rounded shoulders and wide neck ending in a wide, flat lip; bottle is mold-blown and has many air bubbles; stopped with a cork; two paper labels; contains Serpina tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K. J. R. Wightman, from the effects of Dr. K. J. R. Wightman, possibly originally from the effects of Dr. Duncan Graham.
Maker
The Himalaya Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Bombay
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; pink
ink: red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on upper small paper label: "500 TABLETS"; on large label: "SERPINA // TABLETS // FOR // INSANITY, INSOMNIA // HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE // EPILEPSY & HYSTERIA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-2 Row B
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 16.0 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
The British Medical Dictionary
Research Facts
"Reserpine one of the crystalline alkaloids of Rauwolfia serpentina it is indicated in neuropsychiatric disorders and hypertension. Cases of depression in rauwolfia therapy in hypertension have been reported, and it is advisable to suspend the drug where these symptoms appear."; "Rauwolfia the dried root of Rauwolfia serpentina it is a sedative and hypnotic widely used in India for insomnia and certain types of insanity."
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Sleepex tablets

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1980.18.318 a-b
Description
A corked glass vial containing 12 tablets; boxed; attached circular.
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Accession Number
1980.18.318 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- depressants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A corked glass vial containing 12 tablets; boxed; attached circular.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
vial - Size: Length 9.0 cm
box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Sleepex
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
cork:
cardboard: orange; black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "Sleepex // REG'D ENRG."; "Bromure de Soude 1-20 gr. // Bromisovaleryluréa 3 gr. // Iode Peptonisé 1-100 gr. // Edifice SLEEPEX Building, Montreal"; "Sleepex, Nervous Sedative"; from attached circular: "A quick inducer to sleep"; "Helps relieve nervous insomnia caused by overwork, worry, nervous dyspepsia"; "Women suffering from excessive pain during menstruation may find in Sleepex a valuable relief."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly worn.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1980.18.315
Description
A package containing a bottle of Vantor.
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Accession Number
1980.18.315
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
Description
A package containing a bottle of Vantor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Vantor Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
1870-1900
Material
paper: pink; dark blue
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "VANTOR // (Trade Mark Registered) // A prompt and sure remedy for Headache, Neuralgia, Sleeplessness or Insomnia, Rheumatism, Sciatica, Lumbago, Anemia, etc. due to Impure Blood and Nervous Exhaustion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 10.9 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wrapper is slightly worn
Copy Type
Original
Images
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