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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001185
Description
Small plain, clear, square glass bottle; cylindrical corked neck; label adhered to three sides.
Accession Number
996001185
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Gout -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small plain, clear, square glass bottle; cylindrical corked neck; label adhered to three sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
The Kells Company
Site Made (City)
Newburgh
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Albert // Remedy // Rheumatism // and // Gout // The Kells Company // Newburgh N. Y.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
11.0 cm
Width
3.6 cm
Depth
3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and worn
Copy Type
Original
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Colchicine and Methyl Salicylate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4318
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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colchicine and methyl salicylate capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3977
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001186 a-b
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers 2/3 of bottle's circumference; bottle is full of capsules
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Accession Number
000001186 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
Rectangular brown glass bottle (a) with cylindrical neck and metal screw-on cap (b); paper label covers 2/3 of bottle's circumference; bottle is full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
metal: red; white
paper: red; cream
Inscriptions
(a) // Front: "50 S.G.C. No. 102 // COLCHICINE AND // METHYL SALICYLATE // S.G. Capsules // USUAL DOSE – Adults, 1 capsule // three times daily; Children, as // directed by the physician. // Stock 7 - 102 - 50 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO // L [encircled] U 188 A [stamped] // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Colchicine // (o.25 mg.) 1/250 gr. // Methyl Salicylate // (0.20 ml.) 3 min. // CAUTION: Keep out of reach // of children. // To comply with certain Phar- // macy Acts this bottle is labelled // POISON."; bottom: "4 // 30 // 2 [embossed]"; (b) "PD [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 6.4 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
a - 3.3 cm b - 2.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label somewhat yellowed; black marks near right edge of label; some paint scratched off cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
Images
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Colchicine and Methyl Salicylate capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4147
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001340 a-b
Description
A cylindrical brown wide-mouth glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and a price tag on the cap; the bottle is 2/3 full of capsules
Accession Number
000001340 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 wide-mouth glass bottle (a) with a threaded metal cap (b); bottle has a paper label on front and a price tag on the cap; the bottle is 2/3 full of capsules
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
metal: red; white
paper: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "50 S.G.C. No. 102 // COLCHICINE AND // METHYL SALICYLATE // S. G. Capsules // USUAL DOSE–Adults, 1 capsule // three times daily; Children, as // directed by the physician. // Stock 7-102-50 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "L [encircled] S 115 J [stamped] // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: // Colchicine // (0.25 mg.) 1/250 gr. // Methyl Salicylate // (0.20 ml) 3 min. // CAUTION: Keep out of reach // of children. // To comply with certain Phar- // macy Acts this bottle is labelled // POISON."; bottom: "L 5 // 30 // 6 [embossed]"; (b) "LONDRY'S DRUGS [printed] // 1.25 [handwritten] // Kingsto [illeg.] // & Reddendale [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Length
a - 6.2 cm
Depth
b - 1.1 cm
Diameter
a - 3.4 cm b - 3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label yellowing, dirty, ink is fading; two small (1-2 mm) holes in right side; price sticker on cap is peeling
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.186
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001253
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle containing 25 Colchi-Sal capsules and wrapped in a heavy paper wrapper; the top of the wrapper is torn to reveal the bottle inside as well as printed instructions; the top and bottom of the wrapper have red and white paper seals which read, "HUXLEY PHARMACEUTICALS OF …
Accession Number
996001253
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle containing 25 Colchi-Sal capsules and wrapped in a heavy paper wrapper; the top of the wrapper is torn to reveal the bottle inside as well as printed instructions; the top and bottom of the wrapper have red and white paper seals which read, "HUXLEY PHARMACEUTICALS OF QUALITY"
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
The Huxley Laboratories Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date listed on wrapper
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; beige; red
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "25 CAPSULES // Highest Award at Paris Exposition 1900 // COLCHI-SAL // TRADEMARK REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // (COLCHICINE METHYLSALICYLATE COMP.) // EACH CAPSULE CONTAINS: - // Rx Colchicine (Crystallized) 1-250th grain (1/4 Milli- // gram); Methyl Salicylate 20 centigrams // To be taken according to the physician's instructions // THE HUXLEY LABORATORIES, Inc. // (SUCCESSORS TO ANGLO-AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL CORP.) // 175 VARICK ST. NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.1 cm. x Diam. : 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle is unused and unopened; paper wrapper has minor staining and is torn at the top to reveal the bottle inside
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Colchicine Methyl Salicylate capsules
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Colchi-sal capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7913
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.293
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with a neck almost the size of the body and ending in a thick lip; corked; paper label.
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Accession Number
1980.18.293
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with a neck almost the size of the body and ending in a thick lip; corked; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Leeming Miles Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Colchi-sal Capsules // To be used according to the physician's instructions in gouty and rheumatic afflictions"; ingredients and dosages are listed on the label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Oil markings on the label.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Colchi-sal capsules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7914
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.18.294
Description
A paper-wrapped and sealed package containing a glass bottle.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.18.294
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A paper-wrapped and sealed package containing a glass bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Leeming Miles Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
paper: light brown; red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper wrapping: "50 CAPSULES – PRICE $1 // Highest Award at Paris Exposition, 1900 // COLCHI-SAL // REGISTERED TRADE MARK // Colchi-sal, Registered Colchicine methyl salicylate capsules // To be used according to the Physician's instructions in gouty and rheumatic afflictions."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of the packaging torn, making it difficult to read the labelling
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dr. Hall's Rheumatic Remedy

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2118
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001039
Description
Rectangular glass bottle with fluted neck; black plastic screw top; paper label wraps around front and two sides; back has graduated markings along either edge; bottle partially filled with liquid.
Accession Number
996001039
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Muscle Relaxants, Central
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular glass bottle with fluted neck; black plastic screw top; paper label wraps around front and two sides; back has graduated markings along either edge; bottle partially filled with liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Doug Petty in May.1994 in Kingston.
Maker
Jas. B. Mcleod
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Dr. Hall's // Rheumatic // Remedy // valuable in the // treatment of // Rheumatism, // Neuralgia, Lumbago, // Gout and // Muscular Pains. // Manufactured by // Jas. B. McLeod // Kingston, Ont.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.3 cm. x Width: 5.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and brittle in spots; mold stains along both narrow sides of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
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.
Images
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hand written prescriptions

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15201
Dates
1958
circa 1958
Collection
Dr. Stevan George Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Items
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Infectiious Diseases
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Pharmacy, Other
Pharmacy, prescriptions
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
015029001
Description
Four small rectangular sheets of tan paper with handwritten prescriptions written on both sides in blue ink and faded black ink; the front of each page contains an address printed in black ink in the top right corner, and a phonee number printed on a diagonal in the top left; there are prescription…
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Accession Number
015029001
Author
Dr. Stevan W. George
Collection
Dr. Stevan George Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Items
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Infectiious Diseases
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Pharmacy, Other
Pharmacy, prescriptions
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Prescriptions
Duodenal Ulcer
Diarrhea -- drug therapy
Ipecac -- therapeutic use
Eczema -- drug therapy
Impetigo -- drug therapy
Bronchitis -- drug therapy
Expectorants
Tonsillitis -- drug therapy
Influenza -- drug therapy
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Sunburn -- drug therapy
Description
Four small rectangular sheets of tan paper with handwritten prescriptions written on both sides in blue ink and faded black ink; the front of each page contains an address printed in black ink in the top right corner, and a phonee number printed on a diagonal in the top left; there are prescriptions for a variety of ailments, for both adults and children, and on the front page in brackets a name is handwritten in sepia ink near the bottom right corner, "Ms. Clyde" or "Mr. Clyde".
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a-d - papers - Length 17.0 cm X Width 13.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor and created while practicing medicine in Scotland in 1957 as a general practitioner.
Site Made (City)
Largs
Site Made (State)
North Ayrshire
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1958
circa 1958
Date Remarks
Based on donor comments
Material
paper: tan
ink: blue, black, sepia
Inscriptions
[Illegible parts are skipped]. Written and printed on front of a): "Phone Largs 2172 // Rockcliffe // 37 Sinclair Drive // Largs // Auricular fibrillation // Rx.. Tab. Digonin // 0.25 mgn // Sig one m + e. // or - if some sedation is required -- // Rx. Tinct. Digit // Pof Brom // Sod. Luminal // Syrup // Aqad // t.i. d p c ex aq // Coronary Pain. Tab. Trinitrini q 1/200 // Sig. one to be sucked in mouth // during attack. // or Tab. Peritrate // (Ms Clyde) // one t.i.d.p.c."; written on back of a): "Piles. Liq. Paraffin daily. // and ANUSOL SUPPOSITORIES // Impetigo. // cupri Sulph // Zinci Sulph // Sulphathiazole tablets 10 // Starch P. Amyli // P. Zinci Oxid // Soft Paraffin // the Ointment // Bronchitis in children // Eskaeillin // Sig. 3 t.i.d.p.c. // Expectorant mixture. Vin. Ipecac 3 // Chlorydine Tinct chlorof. et morph (1885) 3iii // Aqad // 3ii t.i.d.p.c. e . // also for Adult bronchitis. // Tab. Sulphamerathine // Sig. one 3 hours."; written on front of b) below letterhead: "ECZEMA - weeping // Lead Lotion // Liq. plumb subacet // fort. // Aq. dest ad // Lead + Calamine // Lotion // Calamine Prep. // Zinci Oxidi // Liq. plumbi subacet dil // Glycerine // Aq calcis ad // Zinc Cream // Zinci Oxidi // Adipis lanae lyd // Ol olivae // Aq calcis // aa ad // For itch add Menthol prV ad or Ac Carbol // or liq picis carb Mx - 3t ad 3 // Len Acute // Zinc Parte Zinci oxidi // Pulu Amyli // Adipei lanse lyd // Paraffin Moll ad"; written on back of b): "Impetiginized Heat Spots - antiseptic and anti irritant. // Hydroxy ammon // Liq Picis Carb // Ung Paraffini ad // Antihistamines // Anthisan + Antistin 100 mg 2-4 x /day // Benadryl 50 mg 2-4 x/day. // Phenergan 25-50 mg at bedtime (long lasting) // DANDRUFF. // Acid Salicyl // Sulph Prep. aa 2% // Lanette Wax // Paraffin Mod Flow. aa 10% // Aq. ad 100% // Mitte // Sig. Cream apply to scalp at night time. // Aparol - Ednds. Paraffin Liquidum Co // Chloro etin Palmatate 60 cc. // 3 T q i d."; written on front of c) below letterhead: "Tonsillitis - Tab. Sulphamezathine - one 3 hours // Influenza. Aspirinq V // maq Carb Powd q V - powder // (Children 1/2 doses). // Rheumatism Rx Sod. Sal. // Sod Bicarb // Inf Gentianae ad V ad 3 // 3 t.i.d.p c ex aq // Sun Burn. Calaminae // Zinci oxid // Ol lini // Aq Calcis ad // Sig. the Lotion. // Conjunctivitis. Sol. Albucid. 10% // Sig. the eye Drops."; written on back of c): "Blood pressure + "Nerves". // Rx Pof. Citrate // Pof Bromid // Sod. Luminal q // Syrup Simplex // Aq ad // t.i.d.p.e. mitte // Rx Duodenal Ulcer // Aludrox // Sig 3i t.i d p.c. // or Rx Sod Bicarb // magnes oxid // Bi. Subcarb // misce. ft. pulv. // t.i d p.c. // Thread worms. Tab. ENTACYL. // Sig. 2 tabs. ti.d p.c."; written on front of d) below letter head: "Diarrhoea. Rx Bi. Carb // Prepared chalk. Cret. Praep. // Tinct. Catechu // Aq ad // 3 hours exaq // mitte // also - if necessary // Rx. Tab. Sulphaguanidine // one 3 hour . // Earache in children. // Sedonan // Sig. the ear Drops. // If drum is inflamed also give by mouth // Rx Eskacillin // t.i d p.c."; written on back of d): "Vin Ipecac. // Ephed Hydrochlor // Chlorxdine // Aq ad // mitte // Signetur t i d p c e // STOMACH - ALKALI POWDER. // Rx Sod Bicarb 20 pr // Araq Carb Powd aa 20 pr // Calcii Carb 10 pr // ft pulv // 3p t.i d a c // Sod Bicarb 1 1/2 qs // Trim // Somerville // maq Carb Powd 1 1/2 qs // Calcii Carb 1/2 q. // mix // t i d // 1/2 dr t i d p.c".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder C, 15 a-b
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor discolouration spots on paper, especially around edges
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Donor comments
Websites
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_abbreviations_used_in_medical_prescriptions
http://www.resourcepharm.com/pre-reg-pharmacist/pharmacy-abbreviations.html#p
Research Facts
Dr. George trained in Canada and Scotland, with a specialty in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and began working at Kingston General Hospital in 1963.
These prescriptions were written around the same time that penicillin came to the community.
Many pharmaceutical abbreviations are used in these pages, some of which include "t.i.d.p.c.", which means "three times daily after food", "Rx", which means recipe, and "mitte", which means "send" or "number of tablets provided", and "Sig", which means "write on the label".
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