Cole's Derfule Ink Blotter

Advertisement promising Doctors relief for ... "FLU" patients.

Listed Ingredients:

  • Powder of Ipecac
  • Opium, with text "Warning may be habit forming"
    "The best-known effects of opium are pain relief and control of even the worst diarrhea... coughing is quickly controlled by lots of opiates, codeine being the one most favoured for this purpose, although heroin was originally marketed and used for this effect."

    -pp. 42-44, Opium For The Masses: Harvesting Nature's Best Pain Medication by Jim Hogshire (2009)


    This product contained:

  • Atropine Sulfate
  • Acetophenetidin
  • Aspirin
  • Camphor Monobrominated
  • Caffeine Alkaloid

    (With reminder that "Except narcotics registry number required". )


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