Dr. W. B. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin

Dr. W. B. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For constipation and conditions resulting from it. Owing to its mild action and pleasant taste the ideal laxative for children, women and old folks, and all those who cannot stand a harsh purgative.
A pleasant laxative compound composed of drugs known to be beneficial when an evacuant is indicated, acting gently on the bowels as a flushing agent to relieve conditions due to constipation. Disturbances arising from sluggish bowels may be helped by its use.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Pepsin Syrup Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Monticello
Physical Description
alcohol, 4.5% (drug active ingredients)
pepsin, 4 gr. per ounce (durg active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
senna (drug active ingredients)
cascara sagrada (drug active ingredients)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
aromatics (drug active ingredients)
overall: 9 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 24.765 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
MG.M-10766 [dup39]
catalog number
accession number
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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My mama gave me this to me 75 years ago. I remember I liked the taste.

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