Three tubes of 'Mephine' tablets

Made:
1950-1990 in Havant

Three tubes of 'Mephine' brand tablets, 10 mg. mephentermine sulphate. 95mm by 17 mm diameter, 14g each. Outer printed label reads, ' .../"MEPHINE"/.../JOHN WYETH & BTOTHER LTD., 25 OLDHILL PLACE, LONDON, N.16/...' Tube is full of small oblong orange 'mephine' pills. As a drug, mephentermine has been used to treat hypertension and as a psychiatric stimulant. Made by John Wyeth and Brother Ltd., 25 Oldhill Place, London, N16, England. tubes of "Mephine" tablets, by John Wyeth and Brother Ltd., English, 1950-1990.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A664289
Materials:
full, mephentermine, plastic
type:
plastic bottle
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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