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Bottle - Theocine Sodio-Acetate, May and Baker Ltd, circa 1940 Object Reg. No: SH 850608

Bottle of theocine sodio-acetate, also known as theophylline sodium acetate, made by May and Baker Ltd Planet brand. used in a pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1940. It was used as a diuretic.
Drug Theocine Sodio-Acetate is contained in a light-green bottle sealed with a cork. Approximate volume of container; 50mL, bottle contains approximately 10mL of white crystalliine substance. S4, DG 6.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.50 cm (Height), 3.60 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: bottles, hospitals, psychiatric services, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: oz. 1/17348/THEOCINE SODIO-ACETATE/MAY AND BAKER LTD./Manufacturing Chemists/Battersea London/Planet Brand.
Manufacturer: May & Baker Ltd, Battersea, England, Great Britain, circa 1940
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1940
References: information on label

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