Bottle of Optalidon

Made:
1950-1970 in London

Bottle of Optalidon tablets (containing butobarbital) complete with contents. Height 87 mm; width 46 mm; depth 25 mm; weight 120g. Inscribed: '.../ 100 TABLETS / Optalidon / POISON / Each tablet contains: Iso-/ butyl-allyl-barbituric acid 0.050 Gm. / Amidopyrine 0.125 Gm. / Caffine 0.025 Gm./ .../ SANDOZ / PRODUCTS LIMITED / 23 Great Castle Street, London, W.1. / Made in Great Britain' Made by Sandoz Products Ltd, Great Castle Street, London W.1., from Savory and Moore. English, 1950-1970.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
A635209
Materials:
butobarbital, complete, glass, tin
type:
controlled drug
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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