Pe-ru-na Tablets

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For coughs, colds, catarrhal diseases and where a tonic is required
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
Peruna Drug Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
pepsin (drug active ingredients)
hypophosphites (drug active ingredients)
overall: 2 cm x 9.5 cm x 5.5 cm; 13/16 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 3/16 in
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 5.715 cm x 8.255 cm x 2.2225 cm
Place Made
United States: Ohio, Columbus
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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