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
date made
1940
maker
S. B. Penick and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York
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
ID Number
2000.0137.070
accession number
2000.0137
catalog number
2000.0137.070
Credit Line
Gift of Richard H. Bogard
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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