Pyroctin Fever Killer

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: Reduces the temperature and relieves pain. Acts as an antirheumatic and anodyne and is especially indicated in cases of acute neuralgia hemicrania, la grippe and allied troubles, without inducing cardiac depression.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1885-1901
Place Made
United States: South Carolina, Columbia
Physical Description
tin (overall packaging material)
Measurements
overall: 6.5 cm x 4 cm; 2 9/16 in x 1 9/16 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1980.0698.081
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.081
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
subject
Fever & Chill Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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