Medicone Dressing

Medicone Dressing

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For painful wounds, burns, ulcers, and fissures
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Non-Liquid
Date made
ca 1940
Medicone Company
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
benzocaine (drug active ingredients)
cod-liver oil (drug active ingredients)
hydroxyquinoline (drug active ingredients)
zinc ox (drug active ingredients)
petrolatum (drug active ingredients)
overall:.9 cm x 4.3 cm; 3/8 in x 1 11/16 in
overall: 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in;.9525 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I have one of these that I found in a yard sale....Very neat to see it on here

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