bottle; controlled drug; cocaine

Made:
1930-1960 in Alperton and Wembley
maker:
Bengue and Company Limited

Cardboard box containing a glass bulbous bottle, with metal screw top and paper label, containing Opthalmic Drops No. 14. The active ingredients are cocaine hydrochloride and atropine sulphate, both were used in eye drops to dilate the pupil prior eye surgery.

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Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A627660
Materials:
carton, paper, dropper, glass, dropper, metal
type:
controlled drug
taxonomy:
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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