Grove's Cold Tablets


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Analgesic, Antipyretic, Laxative

Date Made: ca 1940

Maker: Grove Laboratories

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Missouri, St. Louis

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Credit Line: Gift of Richard W. Pollay

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2008.0018.062Catalog Number: 2008.0018.062Accession Number: 2008.0018

Object Name: otc preparationObject Type: OTC Preparation

Physical Description: paper (container material)acetanilid, 1 grain (drug active ingredient)extract belladona, 1/50 grain (1.25% total alkaloids) (drug active ingredient)extract hyoscyamus, 1/16 grain (0.115% total alkaloids) (drug active ingredient)podophyllin (drug active ingredient)oleoresin capsicum (drug active ingredient)caffeine (drug active ingredient)extracts colocynth and aloes (drug active ingredient)Measurements: overall: 3.8 cm x 5.5 cm x 1 3/8 in; 1 1/2 in x 2 3/16 in x 3.556 cmoverall: 1 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 3.81 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.5875 cm


Record Id: nmah_1338499

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