Atropia, 3X, Tablet Triturates

Atropia, 3X, Tablet Triturates

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use in the same instances as Belladonna [nervous excitement, perverted special sense, twitching, convulsions and pain, excited mental state, hyperaesthesia of all sense, delirium, restless sleep, convulsive movements, dryness of mouth and throat with aversion to water, neuralgic pains that come and go suddenly, epileptic spasms followed by nausea and vomiting]. But atropia is less stimulating, less convulsant, and more decidedly hypnotic. Constipates less and affects contractility of the bladder more. It is less diaphoretic and more pruritic [causing itchiness]. [Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica, Second Edition, 1903]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
homeopathic preparation
homeopathic preparation, bottle of
date made
1857-1901
maker
Boericke & Tafel
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
atropia (atropine) (drug active ingredients)
glass (overall material)
cork (lid material)
paper (label material)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
MG.311682.1855
catalog number
311682.1855
accession number
311682
Credit Line
Gift of Boericke and Tafel Pharmacy
subject
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Homeopathic Remedies
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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