B.C. Tablets

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For the relief of pain and discomfort due to headache, neuralgia, minor muscular aches and pains due to head colds, and discomfort due to menstrual periods and tooth extraction
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1950
Reid Drugstore
B.C. Remedy Company
Physical Description
acetophenetidin, 2 1/2 gr. per tablet (drug active ingredients)
aspirin (drug active ingredients)
caffeine (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
plastic (container material)
overall: 5 cm x 3.8 cm x 1.7 cm; 1 15/16 in x 1 1/2 in x 11/16 in
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 in x 3/8 in; 3.81 cm x 5.08 cm x .9525 cm
place made
United States: North Carolina, Durham
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
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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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