Pursang Laxative Pills

Pursang Laxative Pills

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Promotes intestinal activity without griping
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made
1930s
Associated Name
Tupper's Pharmacy
maker
McKesson and Robbins
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
brown cardboard box (overall material)
green glass bottle (overall material)
aloin, strychnine, p. e. belladonna leaves, p. e. cascara sagrada, powd. lpecac (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 7.7 cm x 3.2 cm x 3.1 cm; 3 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in
bottle: 2 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 2.2225 cm
box: 3 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 3.175 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
1980.0698.030
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.030
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
subject
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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