Dr. W. B. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin


The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For constipation and conditions resulting from it. Owing to its mild action and pleasant taste the ideal laxative for children, women and old folks, and all those who cannot stand a harsh purgative.

A pleasant laxative compound composed of drugs known to be beneficial when an evacuant is indicated, acting gently on the bowels as a flushing agent to relieve conditions due to constipation. Disturbances arising from sluggish bowels may be helped by its use.

Maker: Pepsin Syrup Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Monticello

Subject: Laxatives


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-10766 [dup46]Catalog Number: M-10766Accession Number: 256193

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

Physical Description: alcohol, 4.5%; pepsin, 4 gr. per ounce; senna; cassia; cascara sagrada; peppermint; aromatics (drug active ingredients)cardboard (packaging material)glass; paper; cork (ocontainer material)Measurements: overall: 9 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 25.0825 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.3975 cmbottle: 9 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 23.8125 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.1275 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-467b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_716315

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