Ad for an opium-based patent medicine, 1840
DR. iri'ITIUNN'H VKMjMSMSMM. M mumw w OPIUM, is a new chemical preparation of OPIUM, embracing embracing all the valuable medicinal oualitiee in a natural state of combination, to the exclusion of those which are deleterious and useless. It is superior to every other form of opiate, such as Laudanum, Paregoric, Morphine, Deriarcotisea Laudanum, Itc. &c, as has been fully proved and now duly acknowledged by the most eminent physicians, surgeons and chemists, and . .il trinl will convince the most mereduloua of its own in trinsic value. Its use is not followed by any of. the disagreeable disagreeable effects which invariably attend the ordinary preparations of opium, such as constipation, headache, tremors, nausea, and mitinirt hut it mav be taken in sufficient doses to allay all suffering with perfect safety and entire success. All who from necessity or other cause, are obliged to use an opiate, will Kr.A in the Elixir a most gratifying substitute, as it invigorates all the powers of nature, without being followed by a corresponding corresponding state of depression. Dr. A. V. Ives, A. M., of New-York New-York New-York city, used nearly a hundred ounces himself during a very painful and protracted illness, after every thing else had failed t riv relied 44 His life was nrolontred for months by its pe culiar virtues." For other similar communications, and its trials in hospitals, Ste., see directions with the medicine. Sold wholesale and retail by A B. Sc T. Sands, No. 79 and 100 Fulton street New-York; New-York; New-York; by E. W. Bull, sign of the Good Samaritan, G. R. Phelps, Harvey Seymour, and A. A. Cooley, Hartford ; by B. C. Baxter, New-London New-London New-London ; and by L. K. Dow and D. Smith St Co. New-Haven. New-Haven. New-Haven. - ... ir-s ir-s ir-s tj Ar iniiitinni. and observe the written signature of Dr. Johs B. M'MCf N on every phiaL Price 37J '