Pill Alophen A Gentle Laxative

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Title

Pill Alophen A Gentle Laxative

Description

Parke Davis collectible ink blotter from the 1940s advertising Pill Alophen, a laxative. The advertisement notes that the pills stimulate peristalsis and intestinal secretions, and therapeutic doses induce soft, easy stools. The pills include Aloin, Extract Belladona, powdered Ipecac, and Phenolphthalein (grains per pill noted). They are supplied in bottles of 30, 100, 500, and 1000. The blotter has the date January, 1940 written on it. The Parke-Davis identifier is bl-3-3.

Date

Rights

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Format

Language

eng

Identifier

pdib-110-alophen

Extent

7 X 3.5 inches

Temporal Coverage

Original Format

Citation

Parke, Davis & Company, “Pill Alophen A Gentle Laxative,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed December 4, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/493.