Percy Medicine - An Antidiarrheal-Antacid

Percy Medicine - An Antidiarrheal-Antacid

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: An antidiarrheal-antacid; For the relief of Diarrhea, sour stomach, acid indigestion, heartburn, and upset stomach associated with overindulgance of food and drink.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
Merrick Medicine Company
place made
United States: Texas, Waco
Physical Description
bismuth subnitrate, 959.0 mg (drug active ingredients)
calcium hydroxide, 21.9 mg (drug active ingredients)
potassium carbonate, 5.6 mg (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 5% (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
paper (label material)
metal (lid material)
distilled water (drug inactive ingredients)
ethyl alcohol (drug inactive ingredients)
glycerine (drug inactive ingredients)
gum arabic (drug inactive ingredients)
rhubarb fluidextract (drug inactive ingredients)
sugar (drug inactive ingredients)
flavors (drug inactive ingredients)
box: 6 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 in x 2 in x 1 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Mary Louise San Miguel in memory of Robert Michael San Miguel
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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