The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A remedial agent for the treatment of, and a preventative for, the following maladies: alcoholism, boils, car sickness, catarrh, cold, la grippe, dysentery, dyspepsia, eczema, epilepsy, headache, hysteria, impotency, indigestion, intestinal catarrh, kidney trouble, liver troubles, loss of memory, lumbago, malaria, malarial fever, menstrual pains, nervous collapse, nervous indigestion, nervousness, neuralgia, neurasthenia, neuritis, pimples, pneumonia, prickly heat, psoriasis, rheumatism, ring worm, rush of blood to the head, salt rheum, sea sickness, sleeplessness, sour brash, summer complaint, tetter, torpid liver, urinary complaints, vertigo, worms. A safe and effectual remedial agent for nervous and sick headache, nervous indigestion, hysteria, brain fatigue, sleeplessness, sea sickness, neuralgia, and the depression following alcoholic and other excesses, etc.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
Sullivan Chemical Company
Physical Description
acephenetidin 8 grains (drug active ingredients)
overall: 11 cm x 4.2 cm; 4 5/16 in x 1 5/8 in
overall: 4 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 10.795 cm x 4.1275 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Nerve & Brain Drugs
Blood & Liver Drugs
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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