Ephedrine and Caffeine, Formula A, 2cc

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use increasing blood pressure, relaxing bronchial muscles and intestinal spasms, stimulating and subsequently depressing the heart, relief of manifestations of allergy, cerebral stimulation, conservation and sometimes restoration of muscular function, prophylactic against hypotension in spinal anesthesia [De Re Medicina, Eli Lilly and Company, 1938]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pharmaceutical
date made
ca 1932
maker
Eli Lilly and Company
Physical Description
paper (packaging material)
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
Ephedrine Sulphate, 0.025 Gm. 3/8 gr. (drug active ingredients)
Caffeine Sodio-benzoate, 0.5 Gm. 7 1/2 grs. (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
ampoule: 2 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 6.35 cm x .9525 cm
wrapper: 2 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 7.3025 cm x 1.27 cm
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
ID Number
MG*M-03167.01
catalog number
M-03167.01
accession number
117808
subject
Health & Medicine
Botanical Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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