#99 Tablets

#99 Tablets

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For discomfort due to simple headache, simple neuralgia, and simple muscular aches and pains, and for pain caused by tooth extractions and simple colds
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
?; Patent Medicines; Drugs
date made
after 1938
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
McKesson and Robbins
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
Physical Description
acetphenetidin (acetanilid derivative), 3 grains (drug active ingredients)
aspirin, 2 1/2 grains (drug active ingredients)
caffeine, 1/8 grain (drug active ingredients)
calcium gluconate, 1 7/8 grains (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 in x 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 5.08 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.094
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.094
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
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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I have some of these tablets that came in a soldiers grooming kit that seems very rare. I would donate to museum. The kit has calox tooth powder, Brace Hair, #99 tablets. In a tube with material that says “thumbs up”, nazis on the run and a depiction of Hitler in handcuffs.

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