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Cocaine and chlorate pills to cure sore mouth, throats and lungs.
A bottle of Bayer's 'Heroin'. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine... It was also used to treat children suffering with a strong cough.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup Contained 65 mg of morphine per fluid ounce. "For children teething."
Stickney and Poor's Paregoric was a mixture of opium and 46% alcohol. Doses for infants, children, and adults are given on the bottle, starting at babies 5 days old.
65 mg of Morphine per fluid oz. The AMA recommended dosage of morphine for adults for pain relief: Oral, Sublingual, or Buccal: 5 to 30 mg every 3 to 4 hours as needed.
you could buy this medicine between 1890 and 1910 without prescription; against the cough