Alternative Names: Fibrinolysin and Thiosinamine

'Fibrolysin' a drug made by Merck, circa 1920, according to the method of Dr. F. Essen. Fibrolysin is an anti-coagulant, used to treat thrombosis. It was used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia.

Physical Description

The drug Fibrolysin is contained in 10 x 2.3cc amber-glass ampoules, shaped like tiny wine bottles with long, tear-shaped necks. They are in a long, flat, navy-blue cardboard box with hinged lid and cardboard rack to hold ampoules. All vials have been emptied.


Example of the pharmaceuticals used in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria, Australia.

More Information