Bottle to contain 50 Depronal SA capsules

Made:
1960-1980
maker:
William R Warner and Company Limited

Brown glass, rectangle based bottle with plastic screw cap and paper label. Bottle to contain 50 Depronal SA capsules consisting of the active ingredient dextrpropoxyphene, an analgesic. It has similar onset and duration of action to codeine and is in combination with aspirin and other analgesics. It given by mouth and used to alleviate pain associated with chronic or recurrent disease such as rheumatoid arthritis and migraine. It is known to be addictive. Depronal SA is formulated to produce sustained action.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1987-311/151
type:
dextropropoxyphene
taxonomy:
  • drug
credit:
Donated by C Hulbert