Penick's Powdered Digitalis U.S.P. (Digitalis Pulverata)

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, Fifth Edition, 1940]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
date made
1940
maker
S. B. Penick and Company
Physical Description
digitalis pulverata (drug active ingredient)
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
metal (lid material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 6.985 cm x 6.985 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
2000.0137.070
accession number
2000.0137
catalog number
2000.0137.070
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Richard H. Bogard
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