DeWitt's D. & C. Expectorant

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For coughs due to colds, and soothing for minor bronchial and throat irritations caused by colds.
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Date made
ca 1940
E. C. DeWitt and Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
alcohol 9% (drug active ingredients)
ammonia chloride (drug active ingredients)
benzocaine (drug active ingredients)
ephedrine hydrochloride (drug active ingredients)
soda benzoate (drug active ingredients)
licorice (drug active ingredients)
glycerine (drug active ingredients)
glass (overall material)
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (lid material)
paper (label material)
box: 5 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 1/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.0175 cm x 4.7625 cm x 3.175 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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