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2018/17/1-33 Medicine in box, part of doctors case, 'Gynergen', with information sheet, ergotamine / caffeine / cardboard / paper, by Sandoz Ltd, Switzerland, used by Dr Bruce C Terrey, Beecroft, New South Wales, Australia, 1967. Click to enlarge.

'Gynergen' medicine in box used by Dr Bruce C Terrey

Made
Five Gynergen injections enclosed in a 'Sandoz' branded cardboard box. Gynergen is the traded name for ergotamine with caffeine. It is an ergopeptine used to treat migraines

Summary

Object No.

2018/17/1-33

Object Statement

Medicine in box, part of doctors case, 'Gynergen', with information sheet, ergotamine / caffeine / cardboard / paper, by Sandoz Ltd, Switzerland, used by Dr Bruce C Terrey, Beecroft, New South Wales, Australia, 1967

Physical Description

Five Gynergen injections enclosed in a 'Sandoz' branded cardboard box. Gynergen is the traded name for ergotamine with caffeine. It is an ergopeptine used to treat migraines

Marks

The front of the box features the text "CAUTION S4 / POISON" and product information.

Dimensions

Height

16 mm

Width

84 mm

Depth

59 mm

Production

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Gynergen' medicine in box used by Dr Bruce C Terrey 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 December 2021, <https://ma.as/566005>

Wikipedia

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