Doan's Pills

Doan's Pills

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For relief of backache, headache, muscular aches and pains due to factors such as overexertion, stress and strain, emotional upsets
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1950
Foster-Milburn Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Buffalo
Physical Description
theobromine-sodio-salicylate (drug active ingredients)
sodium salicylate (drug active ingredients)
ext. uva ursi (drug active ingredients)
ext. buchu (drug active ingredients)
vitamin a (drug active ingredients)
overall: 8.4 cm x 3.2 cm; 3 5/16 in x 1 1/4 in
overall: 3 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
Nerve & Brain Drugs
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Wow! to see this brings back a whole lot of memories,this was the only pills my Dad would take for back pain....
I have unbearable pain in my lower back. I can't walk. I'm sliding my feet. Can't bend. I found a box of doans pills and the pain is GONE. My great grandma use to take doans. Everyone talked about Doans so much and how good they are. Now I can't hardly find them. Please bring them back. The older medications is the best medications. Not like these bad chemically mixed pain reliever. Doans is the best for back pain.

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