Varlex Compound

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A treatment for the liquor and tobacco habit.
Directions: A teaspoonful should be given 3 times a day at meal time until the patient quits drinking or the use of tobacco in every form. 1/2 to 1/4 teaspoonful at a dose if under 18 years.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1908-1918
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
Varlex Mfg. Co.
place made
United States: Missouri, Kansas City
Physical Description
varlex compound (drug active ingredients)
muriate of ammonia, 20 grains (drug active ingredients)
pepsin (scale), 10 grains (drug active ingredients)
water (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 6.0325 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.128
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.128
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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