The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A remedial agent for the treatment of, and a preventative for, the following maladies: alcoholism, boils, car sickness, catarrh, cold, la grippe, dysentery, dyspepsia, eczema, epilepsy, headache, hysteria, impotency, indigestion, intestinal catarrh, kidney trouble, liver troubles, loss of memory, lumbago, malaria, malarial fever, menstrual pains, nervous collapse, nervous indigestion, nervousness, neuralgia, neurasthenia, neuritis, pimples, pneumonia, prickly heat, psoriasis, rheumatism, ring worm, rush of blood to the head, salt rheum, sea sickness, sleeplessness, sour brash, summer complaint, tetter, torpid liver, urinary complaints, vertigo, worms. A safe and effectual remedial agent for nervous and sick headache, nervous indigestion, hysteria, brain fatigue, sleeplessness, sea sickness, neuralgia, and the depression following alcoholic and other excesses, etc.

Date Made: 1907-1908

Maker: Sullivan Chemical Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Nerve & Brain DrugsBlood & Liver DrugsKidney & Urinary DrugsCatarrh, Cough & Cold DrugsPain & Neuralgia DrugsIndigestion & Nausea DrugsRheumatism & Arthritis Drugs


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Credit Line: Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0798.014Accession Number: 1979.0798Catalog Number: 1979.0798.014

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

Physical Description: acephenetidin 8 grains (drug active ingredients)glass (container material)paper (label/wrapper material)Measurements: overall: 11 cm x 4.2 cm; 4 5/16 in x 1 5/8 inoverall: 4 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 10.795 cm x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_717051

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