Pharmacy : Chemicals, Medicines, and Cures From N to Z
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Early 20th century clear glass bottle labeled Paregoric, U.S.P. Sold by Clyde Hl Cooper, Pharmacist, in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Clyde Cooper graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1901 and was a prominent pharmacy owner in Lancaster for many years.

Paregoric was used in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries as a household remedy for diarrhea, as an expectorant and cough medicine, to calm children, and also rubbed on the gums of babies to ease the pain from teething.

Early in the 20th century, the federal government began regulating the sale of paregoric since its main ingredient is opuim. However it was available over the counter at most pharmacies untill well into the 1970s.
H–3.5 W–1.5 inches
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