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Betalax

Betalax

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An alkaline laxative combined with intestinal antiseptics and digestives. Effectively employed in the treatment of constipation, auto-intoxication, intestinal fermentation, indigestion, hyperacidity, flatulence, palpitation, gastritis and cystitis
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
before 1931
maker
A. M. Hooper and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
metal (container material)
paper (container material)
milk of magnesia (powdered) (drug active ingredients)
beta napthol benzoate (drug active ingredients)
salol (drug active ingredients)
papain (drug active ingredients)
malt diastase (drug active ingredients)
lactose (drug active ingredients)
oil of anise (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 6.35 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
2012.0165.016
catalog number
2012.0165.016
accession number
2012.0165
subject
Laxatives
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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