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Menthol Inhaler, 7 Grains

Menthol Inhaler, 7 Grains

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use in upper respiratory infections [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition, 1927]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1920s-1930s
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
National Pharmacy Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United States: California, San Francisco
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Physical Description
menthol, 7 grains (drug active ingredients)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.8 cm x 1.9 cm; 3 7/16 in x 3/4 in
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.057
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.057
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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