Foley Cathartic Tablets

Foley Cathartic Tablets

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: A Pleasantly Active Cathartic Foley Cathartic Tablets are excellent in cases of temporary constipation as they have a laxative influence upon the entire intestinal tract. A good medicine for constipation caused by over eating or an unbalanced diet.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made
ca. 1938
date made
after 1938
maker
Foley
Foley and Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
stramonium 1/1600 of grains total alkaloids (overall active ingredients)
aloin (overall active ingredients)
podophyllin (overall active ingredients)
cascara sagrada (overall active ingredients)
blue flag (overall active ingredients)
Measurements
bottle: 63 mm x 10 mm; 2 1/2 in x 3/8 in
box: 1 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 in; 2.54 cm x 7.9375 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 2 1/2 in x 5/8 in; 6.35 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
1978.0883.061
accession number
1978.0883
catalog number
1978.0883.061
subject
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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