Rawleigh's Quinine Bromo Laxative Compound Cold Tablets

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Useful for cold in the head (coryza) and headache due to constipation. For colds and la grippe, for headache, for neuralgia caused by malaria.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1920
W. T. Rawleigh Company
Physical Description
acetanilid, 1 grain per tablet (drug active ingredients)
overall: 1.1 cm x 9.2 cm x 7.2 cm; 7/16 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 13/16 in
overall: 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in; .9525 cm x 9.2075 cm x 6.985 cm
Place Made
United States: Illinois, Freeport
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Fever & Chill Drugs
Health & Medicine
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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