Bottle of penicillin lozenges, England, 1949

Made:
1949 in England
maker:
Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited

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1x50 bottle of penicillin lozenges, calcium salt (benzylpenicillin sodium?), by Burroughs Wellcome, 1949

The bottle would have contained fifty lozenges of penicillin made by Burroughs Wellcome & Co, but they have now separated into tiny pink granules. To take the medication, a lozenge was placed between the cheek and gum and allowed to dissolve slowly.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1987-311/302
type:
penicillin and pharmacy (antibiotics)
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
credit:
Hulbert, C.