Dr. Hobson's Dys-Pep-Lets

Dr. Hobson's Dys-Pep-Lets

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For hyperacidity and discomfort due to excess acid in the stomach
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
after 1930
Pfeiffer Chemical Company
Place Made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
Physical Description
paper (container material)
glass (container material)
cork (stopper material)
calcium carbonate (drug active ingredients)
bismuth subnitrate (drug active ingredients)
magnesium carbonat (drug active ingredients)
nux vomica (drug active ingredients)
sodium bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)
ipecac (drug active ingredients)
rhubarb (drug active ingredients)
cascara (drug active ingredients)
box: 5.2 cm x 8 cm x 4 cm; 2 1/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in
vial: 7.6 cm x 1.6 cm; 3 in x 5/8 in
box: 2 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.1275 cm
vial: 3 in x 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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