E. W. Grove Laxative Bromo Quinine

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Laxative. A preparation for colds. Relieves also the feverish conditions and headache, which are usually associated with colds. The second or third dose will relieve the headache and will move the bowels in 8 or 10 hours. In treating colds it is very important that the bowels should move well every day. This preparation moves the bowels gently without griping.
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Date made
ca 1930
Paris Medicine Company
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Physical Description
acetanilide, 1 grain per tablet (drug active ingredients)
overall: .8 cm x 5.3 cm x 4.1 cm; 5/16 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 5/8 in
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.27 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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