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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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allergenic extract vials

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4091
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001298 a-e
Description
Two cylindrical glass vials (c,d) stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps moulded over the necks and lips of the vials; plastic caps fit over the metal caps such that when the plastic caps are pulled off the seals on the metal caps are broken; vials are in a plastic tray (b) in a ca…
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Accession Number
000001298 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- drug therapy
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Two cylindrical glass vials (c,d) stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps moulded over the necks and lips of the vials; plastic caps fit over the metal caps such that when the plastic caps are pulled off the seals on the metal caps are broken; vials are in a plastic tray (b) in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (e).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - tray- Size: Length 8.9 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - vial - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
e - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Width 10.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
cardboard: white; blue
paper: white; orange; blue; red
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: pink
plastic: blue; white
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "3 VIALS SERIALLY DILUTED Bio. 360 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // C // GRAMINEAE POLLENS // ONE COMPLETE 16 DOSE TREATMENT // 4 cc. Vial No. 1 60 units* (0.06 [illeg.] ollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 2 600 units* (0. [illeg.] ollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 3 6000 units* [illeg.] ollen) per cc. // U.S. Licence No. 1 *[illeg.] package insert. // Stock 4-360-1-70 // PARKE-DAVIS"; front: "The usual initial dose is 0.1 cc. of the highest dilution (Vial No. 1). // However, the dosage is dependent upon the tolerance of the patient. // See package insert for prophylaxis and treatment of hay fever. // Use a separate heat sterilized syringe and needle for each injection. // Store at temperature between 2° and 8° C. (36° and 46° F.)."; bottom: "Patient // Dose No. CC. Units Date Injected // Vial No. 1, 60 Units per cc. // 1 0.1 6 // 2 0.2 12 // 3 0.4 24 // 4 0.8 48 // 5 1.25 75 // Vial No. 2, 600 Units per cc. // 6 0.2 120 // 7 0.3 180 // 8 0.5 300 // 9 0.8 480 // 10 1.25 700 // Vial No. 3, 6000 Units per cc. // 11 0.2 1200 // 12 0.3 1800 // 13 0.4 2400 // 14 0.5 3000 // 15 0.6 3600"; back: "This extract is preserved with 50% glycerin and is supplied in rubber // diaphragm stoppered vials ready for use. No. U.S. standard of // potency. // Distributed by Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario // Manufactured by Parke, Davis & Company, Detroit, Michigan 48232 U.S.A."; right side: "3 Vials Bio. 360 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // GRAMINEAE POLLENS // Expiration Date: [printed] Jan. 10, 1975 [stamped] // Lots [printed] 992684E 992685E 992868E [stamped]"; left side: "3 Vials Bio. 360 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // GRAMINEAE POLLENS // Parke, Davis & Company // Stock 4-360-1-70"; (c) front: "4 CC. No. 1 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // (GRAMINEAE POLLENS) // 60 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.1 cc. See circular. // [above 3 lines are printed over] 1 // Exp.: Jan. 10, 1975 Lot 992684E // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "W // 18 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (d) front: 4 CC. No. 2 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // TIMOTHY AND RELATED POLLENS // (GRAMINEAE POLLENS) // 600 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.2 cc. or less. See circular. // [above 3 lines are printed over] 2 // Exp.: Jan. 10, 1975 Lot 992685E // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "W // 72 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (e) "ALLERGENIC EXTRACTS // [text follows] // ADMINISTRATION // [text follows] // EH // PRE-SEASONAL TREATMENT // [text follows] // CO-SEASONAL TREATMENT // [text follows] // 2 EH // [text continues from Co-Seasonal . . .] // PERENNIAL TREATMENT // [text follows] // CONTROL OF REACTION // [text follows] // 3 EH // TREATMENT OF REACTION // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] & COMPANY // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A. // M-5 EH // Aug. 1965"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Box dented; white accretion (probably an old sticker that has been partially removed) over 2/3 of front; no apparent problems with other parts.
Copy Type
Original
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allergenic extract vials

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Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
000001473 a-e
Description
Three cylindrical glass vials (b-d) in a moulded plastic tray (e) in a cardboard box (a); vials are stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps; a plastic cap fits over the metal cap such that when the plastic cap is pulled off it breaks the seal on the metal cap; vials have paper label…
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Accession Number
000001473 a-e
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- drug therapy
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Anti-Allergic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Three cylindrical glass vials (b-d) in a moulded plastic tray (e) in a cardboard box (a); vials are stopped with rubber stoppers and sealed with metal caps; a plastic cap fits over the metal cap such that when the plastic cap is pulled off it breaks the seal on the metal cap; vials have paper labels on front and sides and are half full of liquid
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
d - vial - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
e - tray - Size: Length 8.9 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
paper: white; blue; green
metal: silver
cardboard: blue; white; black
rubber: pink
glass: clear
plastic: white; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "3 VIALS SERIALLY DILUTED Bio. 364 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS // ONE COMPLETE 15 DOSE TREATMENT // 4 cc. Vial No. 1. . . 60 units* (0.06 mg. pollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 2 . . . 600 units* (0.6 mg. pollen) per cc. // 4 cc. Vial No. 3 . . . 6000 units* (6.0 mg. pollen) per cc. // U.S. Licence No. 1. *Noon units, see packageinsert. // Stock 4-364-1-70 // PARKE-DAVIS [printed] // YMS [handwritten]"; front: "The usual initial dose is 0.1 cc. of the highest dilution (Vial No. 1) // However, the dosage is dependent upon the tolerance of the patient. // See package insert for prophylaxis and treatment of hay fever. // Use a separate heat sterilized syringe and needle for each injection. // Store at temperature between 2° and 8° C. (36° and 46° F.)." back: "Patient // Dose No. CC. Units Date Injected // Vial No. 1. 60 Units per cc. // 1 0.1 6 // 2 0.2 12 // 3 0.4 24 // 4 0.8 48 // 5 1.25 75 // Vial No. 2, 600 Units per cc. // 6 0.2 120 // 7 0.3 180 // 8 0.5 300 // 9 0.8 480 // 10 1.25 750 // Vial No. 3, 6000 Units per cc. // 11 0.2 1200 // 12 0.3 1800 // 13 0.4 2400 // 14 0.5 3000 // 15 0.6 3600"; top: "This extract is preserved with 50% glycerin and is supplied in rubber // diaphragm stoppered vials ready for use. No U.S. standard of // potency. // Distributed by Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd., Brockville, Ontario // Manufactured by Parke, Davis & Company, Detroit, Michigan 48232 U.S.A."; right side: "3 Vials Bio. 364 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS // Expiration Date: [printed] DEC. 20, 1976 [stamped] // Lots [printed] 999141H // 999140H 999142P [stamped]"; left side: "3 Vials Bio. 364 // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS // Parke, Davis & Company // Stock 4-364-1-70"; (b) front: "4 CC. No. 1 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // (AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS) // 60 units per cc. // DOSE: As tolerated. Usual initial does, 0.1 cc. See circular. [above 3 lines printed over with:] 1 // Exp.: Dec. 20, 1976 Lot 999140H // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "K // 18 [embossed]"; top: 'FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (c) front: "4 CC. No. 2 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // (AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS) // 600 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.2 cc. or less. See circular. // [above 3 lines printed over with:] 2 // Exp.: Dec. 20, 1976 Lot 999141H // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "K // 10 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"; (d) front: "4 CC. No. 3 4 CC. // ALLERGENIC EXTRACT // RAGWEED AND RELATED POLLENS // (AMBROSIACEAE POLLENS) // 6000 units per cc. // Dose: As tolerated. Usual initial // dose, 0.2 cc. or less. See circular. // [above 3 lines printed over with:] 3 // Exp.: Dec. 20, 1976 Lot 999142P // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Detroit, Mich., U.S.A."; bottom: "K // 15 [embossed]"; top: "FLIP // OFF [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Box dirty, stained on the bottom, dented, water marked on top and left side; no apparent problem with vials; tray somewhat discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.298; CD #8
Images
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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001060 a-f
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs (a); flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; contains five cardboard boxes (b-f) of dried plant material (elecampane?).
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Accession Number
000001060 a-f
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Green and black metal box for storing herbs (a); flip-top lid hinged at back; red metal labels on front and top; contains five cardboard boxes (b-f) of dried plant material (elecampane?).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - tin
b-f - box
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
According to Jack Willson, they were not made after this date
Material
metal: green; black; silver; red
cardboard: blue; beige; black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "PARKE DAVIS & CO. // CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // ELECAMPANE // (Inula Helenium.)"; front: "CHOICE // BOTANIC DRUGS // PRESSED // ELECAMPANE // (Inula Helenium.)"; handwritten: "10¢ oz"; "PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // MANUFACTURING // CHEMISTS."; back: "SELECTED // PRESSED // HERBS // INCLUDING // HERBS, LEAVES, FLOWERS // BARKS AND ROOTS // We invite attention to the fol- // lowing points of superiority. [listed] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; right side: "PD & CO [ logo, white letters interlaced on a black circle]"; left side: "PD & CO [logo, as above]"; (b-f) front: "Initial Line // LOOSE PRESSED // ELECAMPANE ROOT // N.F. // (Inula Helenium) // NET WEIGHT ONE OUNCE // S.B. PENICK & CO., INC. ["INC" smaller letters, superscripted, underlined] // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK, N. Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE, N.C. CHICAGO, ILL. // JERSEY CITY, N.J. // "The inital source of supply""; top: "SYNONYM - Scabwort; Ger. // Alautwurzel // PART USED - Root and Rhizome // FAMILY - Compositae // HABITAT - United States"; back: "INITIAL LINE"; right side: "SPB Co. [monogramme, letters interlaced]"; left side: "SPB Co. [monogramme, as above]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
a - elecampane tin - Size: Length 22.5 cm x Width 12.4 cm x Depth 13.4 cm
b-f - elecampane box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some corrosion at base and where paint is chipped; tin dented in front; some corrosion inside; boxes in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 7; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000;
Research Facts
These distinctive green and black tins were made by Parke-Davis for druggists to store their herbs in, to make them more visible to the public
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Ephedrine Hydrochloride

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4335
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001509 a-b
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom; bottle is 3/4 full of tablets; top 1/4 and neck of bottle are stuffed with cotton
Accession Number
000001509 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Ephedrine -- therapeutic use
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on the front and sides, and a rectangular white sticker on the bottom; bottle is 3/4 full of tablets; top 1/4 and neck of bottle are stuffed with cotton
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: white; black
glass: brown
paper: cream; red; white
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "100 T.T. No. 1016 // EPHEDRINE // HYDROCHLORIDE // TABLET // TRITURATES // ½ GRAIN // STOCK NO. 29-1016-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "L [encircled] D 225 D [stamped] // DOSE–1 TO 3 tablets. [printed]"; left side: "[logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // "medicamenta Vera" // indicates devotion to // truth in the manufac- // ture and testing of // medicinal products."; (b) "P D & Co. [monogramme, letters interlaced] [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, somewhat dirty; sticker peeling; no apparent problems with cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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ephedrine hydrochloride capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3972
Dates
1968
circa 1968
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001181 a-b
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers front, left and right sides; bottle is 4/5 full of capsules
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Accession Number
000001181 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Ephedrine
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers front, left and right sides; bottle is 4/5 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke-Davis
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1968
circa 1968
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: amber
metal: red; white
paper: red; cream; blue
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "100 No. 456 // EPHEDRINE // HYDROCHLORIDE // CAPSULES // N.E. // (Pink) // 3/8 GRAIN // (25 MG.) // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 6 - 456 - 4 // 1968"; right side: "L [encircled] Y 145 J // USUAL ADULT DOSE – // 1 capsule three times daily. // CAUTION – To be used only // on the advice of a physician. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario"; left side: dosage and caution translated into French; bottom: " 30 // 8 // 15"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 3 Row D
Length
a - 7.0 cm
Width
a - 3.9 cm
Depth
a - 2.7 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
b - 2.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label slightly yellowed and dirty; dark stains on left side; some paint chipped off cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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ephedrine inhalant

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7475
Dates
1900
1978
1900-1978
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1978.26.3
Description
Glass corked bottle with square cross-section; paper label wrapped around; empty.
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Accession Number
1978.26.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Ephedrine -- therapeutic use
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Glass corked bottle with square cross-section; paper label wrapped around; empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1978
1900-1978
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow; black; red; white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Label on front face reads, "SWAN - // MYERS // EPHEDRINE // INHALANT // No 66 // List No. 6066"; other text on sides.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.35 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
993004224
Description
Small glass full bottle of Fedrasol Syrup as a physician's sample; used for treatment of childhood respiratory infections, i.e., whooping cough, bronchitis, etc.
Accession Number
993004224
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
Description
Small glass full bottle of Fedrasol Syrup as a physician's sample; used for treatment of childhood respiratory infections, i.e., whooping cough, bronchitis, etc.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: black
glass: dark brown
paper: turquoise; black; white
Inscriptions
Printed in black on turquoise paper label: PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // FEDRASOL // Syrup // 401-08 // Abbott // Narcotic regulations pro- // hibit inclusion in this sample of Codeine Phosphate 1/2 // gr. per oz. provided in re- // gular stock formula. // ABBOTT LABORATORIES LIMITED MONTREAL
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row E
Length
8.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
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sodium iodide ampoule

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001292 a-b
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal, inside a cardboard box (a); paper label on front
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Accession Number
000001292 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Expectorants
Asthma, drug therapy
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal, inside a cardboard box (a); paper label on front
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
b - ampoule - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red
glass: clear; blue
paper: white; red; orange; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "10 CC. No. 208 // AMPOULES // SODIUM IODIDE // 1 GRAM (15 1/2 GRAINS) IN 10 CC."; bottom: "Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS"; top: "For use as an expectorant in asthma and chronic bronchitis, and other conditions // when intensive iodide therapy is indicated. // FOR INTRAVENOUS USE ONLY // Dose – 10 cc. at intervals of one to three days. Make injections very slowly. // Patient should remain in a recumbent position for fifteen minutes after the injection. // Should not be used in cases of pulmonary tuberculosis. Patients should be // watched for symptoms of iodism."; back: top repeated in French"; right side: logo, see drawing on accession sheet; left side: identical to right side; (b) "10 CC. No. 208 // AMPOULE // SODIUM IODIDE // 1 GRAM // (15 1/2 GRAINS) // IN 10 CC. // FOR INTRAVENOUS // USE ONLY // Dose – 10 cc. at intervals of // one to three days. See carton. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed] // Lot AJ191 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box yellowed, dented; no apparent problems with ampoule
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
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Templeton's Raz-Mah Capsules

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001303
Description
One-piece cardboard box with open ends, made to house a now-missing packet; box originally held Raz-mah capsules; the box has printed product information on the top, bottom and both sides.
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Accession Number
996001303
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
One-piece cardboard box with open ends, made to house a now-missing packet; box originally held Raz-mah capsules; the box has printed product information on the top, bottom and both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Templeton's Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: beige; red; orange; black
Inscriptions
Box front reads,"CHRONIC BRONCHITIS // ASTHMA // HAY FEVER // SMOKERS' COUGH // TEMPLETON'S // RAZ-MAH CAPSULES // J.C. Templeton // ALSO USED FOR HEAD AND BRONCHIAL COLDS // MADE BY // TEMPLETON'S LIMITED // 56 COLBORNE ST. TORONTO 2 CANADA"; box bottom lists same information in French; sides list directions and retail price and contents
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.9 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Cardboard box shows very minor wear at the sides; all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
For chronic bronchitis, asthma, hay fever, smokers' cough, and head and bronchial colds
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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