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Drug - Nardil (Phenelzine), Warner-Lambert, circa 1965 Reg. No: SH 850265
- Nardil is the trade name for the drug Phenelzine, a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), used as an anti-depressant and an anxiolytic (anti-anxiety). It was stored in the pharmacy of a mental hospital in Victoria, Australia. Made by Warner-Lambert pharmaceutical company. Nardil was indicated for patients who had shown little response to milder treatments for the symptoms of depression or were considered treatment-resistant.
- Drug Nardil (phenelzine sulphate) is in tablet form, contained in small, flat, clear plastic box (sealed) with black and white paper labels showing through transparent top and bottom. Contains 90 tablets (originally 500).
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||3.50 cm (Height), 1.00 cm (Width), 5.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, psychiatric services, pharmaceuticals, medicines, hospitals, psychiatric institutions, medicinals drugs, drugs, 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|
|Inscriptions:||Text: POISON/ 500 [altered to 90, red ink] 15 mg, Tablets/ Nardil|
|Manufacturer:||Warner, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Circa 1965|
|Place Used:||Victoria, Australia, Circa 1965|
|References:||Martindale. The extra pharmacopoeia. London. Pharmaceutical Press. 1972.|