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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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Date made
Sullivan Chemical Company
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
acephenetidin 8 grains (drug active ingredients)
glass (container material)
paper (label/wrapper material)
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
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Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
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


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