Baby's Own Tablets

Baby's Own Tablets

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
A gentle laxative and comforting medicine for infants and children. Relieves constipation, sweetens the stomach and promotes rest and natural sleep.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1900
maker
Dr. Williams Medicine Company
Place Made
United States: New York, Schenectady
Canada: Ontarian, Brockville
Measurements
overall: 6 cm x 2.3 cm x 2.3 cm; 2 3/8 in x 7/8 in x 7/8 in
overall: 2 3/8 in x 1 in; x 6.0325 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1989.0711.05
accession number
1989.0711
catalog number
1989.0711.05
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. James Harvey Young
subject
Laxatives
Infant & Children's Products - Pediatrics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

Yes!!!! I am a great grandmother and I was wondering if these tablets are still available. My oldest son is now 61 and my youngest 48 with 6 siblings in between and I gave these tablets to them all when they were teething upset stomach. Why are they outdated now, probably for prescription drugs that really are not of much more benefit. Just wondering. Marilyn

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