Crampton's Home Tablets No. 2 Paregoric

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Crampton's Home Tablets No. 2 are especially adapted for the relief of colic, pain, cramps, diarrhea, restlessness from teething and croupy coughs in infants and young children.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
Home Tablet Company
Physical Description
paregoric (drug active ingredients)
overall: 8 cm x 2 cm x 2 cm; 3 1/8 in x 13/16 in x 13/16 in
box: 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 8.255 cm x 1.905 cm
bottle: 3 in x 5/8 in; 7.62 cm x 1.5875 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Diarrhea Drugs
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
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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