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
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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