Stark's Headache Powders

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For relief of simple headache and neuralgia pains and minor menstrual discomforts
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920
Reid Drugstore
Starks & Co.
Physical Description
acetophenitidine, 5 grains (drug active ingredients)
caffeine (drug active ingredients)
soda (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
overall: 9.1 cm x 5.3 cm x 1.1 cm; 3 9/16 in x 2 1/16 in x 7/16 in
overall: 2 1/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 9.2075 cm x 1.27 cm
place made
United States: Kentucky, Midway
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Women's Health Products
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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