Hill's Cascara Quinine Cold Tablets

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The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Recommended for the relief of the following discomforts usually associated with colds: nasal stuffiness and discharge, headache, muscular aches and pains, neuralgia and neuritic pains, constipation, and that hot, flushed feeling
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Date made
ca 1945
Whitehall Pharmacal Company
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
acetophenetidin, 2 grs. per tablet (drug active ingredients)
cascara sagrada (drug active ingredients)
quinine sulfate (drug active ingredients)
aloin (drug active ingredients)
aspirin (drug active ingredients)
ephedrine sulfate (drug active ingredients)
overall: .8 cm x 5.7 cm x 4.7 cm; 5/16 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in
overall: 1 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 5.715 cm x .9525 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History