Neurophilosophy

Cocaine toothache drops

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From this online gallery of modern and vintage psychiatric drug adverts.

COCAINE TOOTHACHE DROPS
Instantaneous Cure!
Price 15 Cents.

Prepared by the Lloyd Manufacturing Co.
219 Hudson Ave., Albany, N.Y.
For sale by all Druggists.

(Registered March 1885.)

Cocaine is the new anaesthetic now used so extensively throughout Europe and this country by Physicians, Surgeons and Dentists.
This preparation of Toothache Drops contains Cocaine, and its wonderful properties are fully demonstrated by the many recommendations it is daily receiving. Take no other except Cocaine Toothache Drops. 

(Via Steve)

Comments

  1. #1 Mary
    May 27, 2008

    What an entertaining, attractive and idyllic image for this product.

    Salon wrote an interesting overview of the way in which cocaine etc. was widely accepted and then fell into disrepute for general use.

  2. #2 bioephemera
    May 27, 2008

    Nice find!

  3. #3 Matt
    July 29, 2009

    Where can I purchase these?