Bottle of 'Meloden' pills.

Made:
1961-1970 in London
maker:
Allied Laboratories Limited
Bottle of 'Meloden' pills, by Allied Laboratories Ltd., London. These bright tablets look more like silver buttons than Bottle of 'Meloden' pills, by Allied Laboratories Ltd., London. These bright tablets look more like silver buttons than Bottle of 'Meloden' pills, by Allied Laboratories Ltd., London. These bright tablets look more like silver buttons than Bottle of 'Meloden' pills, by Allied Laboratories Ltd., London. These bright tablets look more like silver buttons than

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Bottle of 'Meloden' pills, by Allied Laboratories Ltd., London. These bright tablets look more like silver buttons than
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Bottle of 'Meloden' pills, by Allied Laboratories Ltd., London. These bright tablets look more like silver buttons than
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Bottle of 'Meloden' pills, by Allied Laboratories Ltd., London. These bright tablets look more like silver buttons than
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Bottle of 'Meloden' pills, by Allied Laboratories Ltd., London. These bright tablets look more like silver buttons than
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Bottle of "Meloden" pills, by Allied Laboratories Ltd., London.

These bright tablets look more like silver buttons than a medical treatment. ‘Meloden’ tablets were used for the treatment of mental and physical exhaustion, anaemia and clinical depression and were available on prescription. One or two tablets, to be swallowed without chewing, were taken before or during meals.

Details

Category:
Medical Glass-ware
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A640261
Materials:
bottle, glass and cap, metal, tablets, cotton wool, paper
type:
tablet
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
  • drug