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Buenger's ME-BA Alkaline Powder

Buenger's ME-BA Alkaline Powder

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
A balanced formula possessing stomachic, antacid, and laxative properties. For the symptoms arising in the stomach due to an excessive acid condition (hyper-acidity). Prepared for the use of people of all ages.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Object Type
Drugs
date made
ca 1930s
retailer
Sherman Pharmacy
maker
Buenger Pharmacal Company
place made
United States: Colorado, Denver
Physical Description
glassine (container material)
metal (container material)
cardboard (container material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 10.4775 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
1985.0460.015
accession number
1985.0460
catalog number
1985.0460.015
Credit Line
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Laxatives
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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