Tin of Silbe tablets for asthma, Hatfield, England, c.1969-1971

Made:
1950-1970 in Hatfield
maker:
Silten Limited

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Tin of Silbe tablets for asthma etc., by Silten Ltd., Hatfield, c.1969-1971

These tablets treated chest complaints such as asthma, bronchitis and hay fever. They were made by Hertfordshire-based Silten Limited. The tablets cost 22 ½p around 1970. They are typical of a huge range of relatively cheap treatments that were available ‘over the counter’ at pharmacists for many years.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1988-317/138
type:
tablet
taxonomy:
  • drug
credit:
Marks (Avon)

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