Ortal Sodium Effective Hypnotic of Low Toxicity

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Title

Ortal Sodium Effective Hypnotic of Low Toxicity

Description

Parke Davis collectible ink blotter from the 1930s advertising Ortal Sodium, a hypnotic. This sleep-inducing pill is noted to have: a wide margin of safety, prompt effect, brief duration of action, minimum side effects, and freedom from cumulative action. Ortal Sodium is supplied in 5 grain, as well asl 3- and 3/4-grain, capsules in bottles of 25, 100, and 500. The blotter has the date September, 1939 written on it. The Parke-Davis identifier is bl-26-5.

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Format

Language

eng

Identifier

pdib-065-ortal-sodium

Extent

7 X 3.5 inches

Temporal Coverage

Original Format

Citation

Parke, Davis & Company, “Ortal Sodium Effective Hypnotic of Low Toxicity,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed December 6, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/395.