Dr. Myers' Cough Tablets

Description:

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For coughs due to colds and common irritation of the throat. Not simply a "cough drop" but real medication. Will numb the throat and relieve the tickling, huskiness of voice and hoarseness due to colds and exposure. Will also afford relief for common throat irritations.

Date Made: ca 1905

Maker: Myers Remedy Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: West Virginia, Philippi

Subject: Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Balm of America

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Credit Line: Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0798.110Accession Number: 1979.0798Catalog Number: 1979.0798.110

Object Name: otc preparationOther Terms: Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid

Physical Description: calcreose (creosote and lime) (drug active ingredients)anesthesin (drug active ingredients)cubeb (drug active ingredients)balsam tolu (drug active ingredients)menthol (drug active ingredients)elm bark (drug active ingredients)methyl salicylate (drug active ingredients)sugar (drug ingredient)Measurements: overall: 3 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 3.175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-8985-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_715746

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