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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Cough remedy
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Bottle, Medicine
Other Terms
Date made
ca 1920
Pinex Company
Place Made
United States: Indiana, Fort Wayne
Physical Description
chloroform (drug active ingredients)
alcohol 17% (drug active ingredients)
overall: 6 1/8 in x 2 in x 1 in; 15.5575 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I just found a Pinex bottle in my back yard when digging a hole, no label but the bottle is intact and has the name in the glass. Had to find out what was in it initially. Thanks.
My mother used to give my brother and I PINEX for colds and sore throats when we were young. By the time we were using it however it was already pre-mixed. I have not seen it on drugstore shelves recently however, and I usually keep an eye peeled for it!

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