Two canisters of 'Hypotan Papaverine'

Made:
1910-1950 in Mount Pleasant and Alperton

Two canisters of "Hypotan Papaverine" tablets (Bromide, Opium), with instructions, in original cartons. 62 mm x 29 mm x 28 mm, 35g (each). Outer carton and label on aluminium canister are green with blue font and decorated with a red geometric border. The inner label reads,HYPOTAN/PAPAVERINE/Complete muscular/ antispasmodic/INDICATIONS/ arterial hypertension/vascular spasm/...' By Polypharma Laboratories Ltd., English, 1910-1950.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A664976
Materials:
aluminium, complete, opium and paper
type:
opium
credit:
Wellcome Trust