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Alka Seltzer

Alka Seltzer

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Upset stomach, acid indigestion, heartburn, headache, neuralgia, sore, stiff, aching muscles. Colds -- for general discomforts, headache. Simple sore throat -- gargle. Too much to eat or drink -- especially effective taken before bed and again on rising.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1950s
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
Miles Laboratories
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Physical Description
aspirin (drug active ingredients)
mono-calcium phosphate (drug active ingredients)
sodium bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)
citric acid (drug active ingredients)
sodium acetylsalicylate (drug active ingredients)
calcium-sodium phosphates (drug active ingredients)
sodium bicarbonate (drug active ingredients)
sodium citrate (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
box: 1 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 4.1275 cm x 8.255 cm x 3.81 cm
bottle: 2 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.014
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.014
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Pain & Neuralgia Drugs
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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