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Object ID Number:
PH291
Object Name:
Neo-Synephrine
Manufactured from:
1940
Manufactured to:
1950
Description / History:
Neo-Synephrine Hydrochloride
Manufactured by Winthrop Laboratires, New York, NY
N-560, 5cc

Neo-Synephrine was a well tolerated liquid vasoconstrictor chemically related to epinephrine. It was used in emergency management to treat shock and hypotension (low blood pressure) that may have resulted during surgical procedures. When needed, neo-synephrine was injected subcutaneously or intramuscularly as either a single dose or continuous infusion. The bottle is manufactured brown glass with a silver metal peel top that contained 5 mL of the drug.
Dimensions:
H-1.75 Dia-0.75 inches
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