Canister of 'Placadol' tablets

Made:
1940-1960 in England

Metal canister of 'Placadol' (papaverine hydrochloride) tablets, with contents remaining. Height 42 mm x diameter 23 mm, weight 8g. Inscribed: 'TABLETS / Trade PLACADOL Mark / Antispasmodic / Each tablet contains: / Papaverine Hydrochloride B.P. 120 mgm / Homatropine Methylbromide 1.5 mgm./ POISON / WARD BLENKINSOP & CO LTD / LONDON - WIDNES / Made in England / 8644'. by Ward, Blenkinsop and Co., from Savory and Moore, made in England. English, 1940-1960.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A635318
Materials:
complete, opium and tin
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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