ampoule; controlled drug; morphine

Glass ampoule containing morphine (strength 0.1 gr) in solution for injection. Manufactured in France. Believed to be nineteenth century. Morphine is powerful analgesic and narcotic but it also has central stimulant actions. The chief uses of are for the relief of pain, the procuring of sleep where sleeplessness is due to pain, the arrest of haemorrhage, the supression of cough and the relief of anxiety and apprehension.

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Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A620595 Pt1
type:
morphine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
  • drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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