phial; controlled drug; morphine
Glass vial with cork stopper containing approximately 20 tabloid hypodermic tablets consisting of 1/6 grain of morphine sulphate and 1/4 grain of sodium sulphate. Morphine is a powerful analgesic and narcotic but it also has central stimulant Sodium sulphate is a saline purgative but also used as a diuretic and also as a lymphagogue when applied to infectious wounds. It is unknown why this should be used in conjuction with morphine sulphate.
- Medical Glass-ware
- Object Number:
- A619556 Pt1
- furnishing and equipment
- container - receptacle
- Wellcome Trust
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.