Dr. Miles' Aspir-Mint

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For coryza [inflammation of upper respiratory tract], headache, neuralgia, and muscular aches and pains
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Drugs
date made
ca 1930
maker
Dr. Miles Medical Company
Physical Description
phenacetin, 1.5 gr. per tablet (drug active ingredients)
aspirin (drug active ingredients)
caffeine (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (overall material)
paper (inside material)
Measurements
overall: 7.1 cm x 2 cm x 2 cm; 2 13/16 in x 13/16 in x 13/16 in
box: 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 7.3025 cm x 1.905 cm
vial: 2 5/8 in x 5/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 1.5875 cm
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
ID Number
1984.0782.122
accession number
1984.0782
catalog number
1984.0782.122
subject
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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
Credit Line
Gift of Mario Casinelli
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