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Cheracol D Cough Syrup

Cheracol D Cough Syrup

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Description
For temporary relief of coughs due to the common cold and minor throat irritation.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
late 1960s
product launch date
1965
trademark registration date (Cheracol D)
1966-05-31
maker
Upjohn Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Kalamazoo
Physical Description
dextromethorphan hydrobromide, 9/10 gr (drug active ingredients)
chloroform, 2 gr. (drug active ingredients)
glyceryl guaiacolate, 1 2/3 gr. (drug active ingredients)
ammonium chloride, 8 gr. (drug active ingredients)
antimony potassium tartrate, 1/12 gr. (drug active ingredients)
white pine bark (drug active ingredients)
wild cherry bark (drug active ingredients)
alcohol, 3% (drug active ingredients)
plastic (container material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1981.0219.086
accession number
1981.0219
catalog number
1981.0219.086
Credit Line
Gift of Robert J. Locurto
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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