Combined monophasic early contraceptive pills, one

Made:
1960-1970 in Hounslow
maker:
Parke, Davis and Company Limited

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‘Norlestrin’, shown in the circular pack, is one of the earliest oral contraceptive pills. This ‘dial pack’ reminded
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Combined monophasic early contraceptive pills, one of 2 packs, 'Norlestrin', with plastic dispenser, by Parke, Davis & Co., Hounslow, London, 1960-70. Instruction leaflet not seen.

Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Object Number:
1986-248/4/1
Materials:
materia medica, paper (fibre product), plastic (unidentified)
type:
tablet
taxonomy:
  • drug
  • drug
credit:
Donated by the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, Contemporary Medical Archive Centre
status:
Permanent collection

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