Digitalis, U.S.P Reference Standard

Digitalis, U.S.P Reference Standard

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a cardiac stimulant, indirect diuretic. For use in heart failure and in edema due to cardiac impairment. [The Merck Index, 5th Edition, 1940]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical, ampule of
pharmaceutical
Other Terms
pharmaceutical, ampule of; Pharmaceutical; Powder
date made
1942
maker
United States Pharmacopeia Convention
place made
United States: Maryland, Rockville
Physical Description
powdered digitalis leaf, 3.1 gm. (overall active ingredeints)
white (overall color)
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
Measurements
average spatial: 9.1 cm x 1.6 cm; 3 9/16 in x 5/8 in
overall: 3 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 9.2075 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1991.0675.17
catalog number
1991.0675.17
accession number
1991.0675
Credit Line
Mrs. Robert M. Leonard in memory of Dr. Robert M. Leonard
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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