Miles Anti-Pain Pills

Miles Anti-Pain Pills

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For the relief of simple headache and neuralgia, pain caused by tooth extraction, functional menstrual pains.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
ca 1940
Miles Laboratories, Inc.
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Physical Description
paper (container material)
metal (container material)
acetanilid, 2 grains (drug active ingredient)
tinct. capsicum (drug active ingredient)
caffeine (drug active ingredient)
box: 8.5 cm x 2.7 cm x 2.7 cm; 3 3/8 in x 1 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in
vial: 7.2 cm x 1.8 cm; 2 13/16 in x 11/16 in
box: 1 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 in; 2.54 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.54 cm
vial: 2 7/8 in x 7/8 in; x 7.3025 cm x 2.2225 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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