Bisodol Powder (Antacid-Alkalizer)


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: relieving upset stomach, acid-indigestion, "gas", heart-burn, fullness, nausea, sour stomach, and other forms of distress when caused by excess stomach acidity.

Date Made: after 1922

Maker: Whitehall Laboratories

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York CityAssociated Place: United States: Louisiana, Saint Martinville

Subject: Indigestion & Nausea Drugs


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: The Fournet Drugstore Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0475.377Catalog Number: 1985.0475.377Accession Number: 1985.0475

Object Name: otc preparationObject Type: Drugs

Physical Description: glass (bottle material)metal (cap material)paper (label material)sodium bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)magnesium carbonate (drug active ingredients)bismuth subnitrate (drug active ingredients)oil of peppermint (drug active ingredients)Measurements: overall: 8 1/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 20.6375 cm x 11.1125 cm


Record Id: nmah_210307

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