Aqua Drin

Aqua Drin

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
As an aid in the relief of discomfort due to nasal congestion resulting from simple colds, hay fever, dust, or smoky atmosphere
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Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
?; Patent Medicines; Drugs
date made
ca 1945
Reid Drugstore
McKesson and Robbins
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
Physical Description
ethyl alcohol, 0.48 minims per fluid ounce (drug active ingredients)
ephedrine alkaloid, 1% (weight to volume) (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
acetoxy mercuri 4 (drug active ingredients)
beta-ethyl-hexyl-phenol sulfonic acid (drug active ingredients)
lactic acid (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (container material)
paper (container material)
metal (container material)
plastic (container material)
glass (container material)
box: 3 3/8 in x 3 in x 1 in; 8.5725 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.54 cm
bottle: 2 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 7.3025 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
eye dropper: 3 in x 7/8 in; 7.62 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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