The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: laxative-to assist digestion of fats and to stimulate the liver to produce an increased flow of bile.

Maker: Drew Pharmaceutical Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: LaxativesBlood & Liver Drugs


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Credit Line: Gift of Nathan Singer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2002.0137.075Accession Number: 2002.0137Catalog Number: 2002.0137.075

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Drugs

Physical Description: blue salts comp. (overall material)ext. cascara sagrada (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 3/8 in x 3 in x 3/4 in; 3.4925 cm x 7.62 cm x 1.905 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a321-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1215983

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