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Dewitt's Compound Iron Tonic Pills

Dewitt's Compound Iron Tonic Pills

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The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: To increase the reserve stock of iron and to improve nutrition. They are also a stomachic tonic and by their stimulating action improve the appetite and digestion in nervous dyspepsia.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made
ca 1935
E. C. DeWitt and Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
cardboard box (overall packaging material)
brown glass bottle (overall packaging material)
iron (drug active ingredients)
gaduol (drug active ingredients)
overall: 10.2 cm x 4.2 cm x 3.2 cm; 4 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in
overall: 1 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 10.4775 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 3 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 9.525 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins
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Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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