Digitalis Tablets (Whole Leaf)

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
ca 1940
maker
Lederle Laboratories
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
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1985.0475.668
catalog number
1985.0475.668
accession number
1985.0475
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
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