Hill's Cold Tablets

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For relieving the pains and discomforts of headaches, neuralgia and muscular aches and pains caused by or associated with colds
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1940
Whitehall Pharmacal Company
Physical Description
acetophenetidin, 3 grs. per tablet (drug active ingredients)
podophyllin (drug active ingredients)
cascara sagrada (drug active ingredients)
aloin (drug active ingredients)
overall: .8 cm x 5.6 cm x 4.6 cm; 5/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 13/16 in
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 4.445 cm x 5.715 cm x .9525 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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