Pheny O-Caffein

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Recommended in relieving sick and nervous headache, sciatica, myalgia, neuralgia, rheumatism, and lumbago. A sedative for nervousness and sleeplessness. Allays feverishness, colds, and influenza.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1912
Reid Drugstore
Phenyo-Caffein Company
Physical Description
caffein (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
acetanilid, 2 gr. per pill (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
overall: 3.5 cm x 5.8 cm x 1.5 cm; 1 3/8 in x 2 5/16 in x 9/16 in
box: 1 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 3.4925 cm x 5.715 cm x 1.27 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
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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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