Bellafoline

Description:

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:

For pain, asthma, nervous cough, incontinent urine, night sweats. Also used as an antidote to morphine or opium. [Merck's Index, Fouth Edition, 1930]

Date Made: ca 1940

Maker: Sandoz Chemical Works

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New YorkSwitzerland: Basle-Town, Basle

Subject: Respiratory & Asthma DrugsPain & Neuralgia Drugs

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.314016.079Catalog Number: 314016.79Accession Number: 314016

Object Name: Belladonna Leaves, Alkaloids of Bellafoline SandozpharmaceuticalOther Terms: Belladonna Leaves, Alkaloids of Bellafoline Sandoz; Pharmaceuticals; Drugs; Non-Liquid

Physical Description: alkaloids of belladonna leaves, .00025 Gm/table (drug active ingredient)cardboard (packaging box)glass (overall material)metal (lid material)Measurements: box: 1 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in x 3/4 in; 4.445 cm x 2.8575 cm x 1.905 cmbottle: 1 5/8 in x 1 in x 5/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.5875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-664f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_716963

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