Digitalis Tablets (Whole Leaf)

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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
ca 1940
maker
Lederle Laboratories
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
Digitalis U.S.P. XII (Cat. Method), 0.1 gram (1.5 grains) (overall active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 4 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 10.4775 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
1985.0475.668
catalog number
1985.0475.668
accession number
1985.0475
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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