A-C Troches

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For simple coughs due to throat irritation caused by colds, excessive use of the voice, or smoking. Also to prevent gagging before the introduction of tongue depressors or dentures.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1941
Reid Drugstore
Abbott Laboratories
Physical Description
anesthesin (ethyl-amino benzoate, U.S.P.), 1/4 gr. (drug active ingredients)
calcidin, 1/3 gr. (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
box: 4 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
bottle: 4 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 4.1275 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
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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