Bromo Quinine Cold Tablets

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For sinus and nasal congestion, headache, feverish feeling, muscular aches and pain, temporary constipation
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1960-1970s
Bristol-Myers Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
caffeine 15mg. (drug active ingredients)
yellow phenolphthalein, 10 mg. (drug active ingredients)
Quinine hydrobromide, 25mg. (drug active ingredients)
acetaminophen, 100mg. (drug active ingredients)
salicylamide, 200mg. (drug active ingredients)
hydrochloride, 5mg. (drug active ingredients)
overall: 9.6 cm x 6.45 cm x 1.8 cm; 3 3/4 in x 2 9/16 in x 11/16 in
overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 5/8 in; 9.525 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.5875 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Fever & Chill Drugs
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Health & Medicine
Botanical Medicine
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Botanical Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of C. Elbert Hoffman
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