Pain Preparations

Oral Pain Preparations

The pain preparations vary in form and indication. 
*Darvon Compound contains a narcotic derivative for pain. 
*Doan's pills contain an aspirin type medication for pain and inflamation. 
*Z.M.O. touted itself as a valuable household remedy for rheumatism, insect bites, sore throat, frost bites, piles, and burns. It was an oral liquid dosage form taken by mouth and manufactured cy the M.R. Zaefel & Co., Sheboygan, WI.

Promotional Darvon Compound Apothecary Jar
Doan's Pills and ZMO for PAIN M.R. Zaegel & Co., Sheboygan, WI

De Witt's Pills
De Witt's Pills were a mild diuretic medication. They claimed to offer symptomatic relief from backache, headache, muscular aches and pains, restlessness, dizziness, and loss of energy "when caused by sluggish kidneys". Major ingredients include potash nitrate, salicylamide, and caffeine.


De Witt's Pills
Aspirin Tablets