White TUMS Tablet

How TUMS works

TUMS antacid goes to work fast to buffer and neutralize gastric acid in the esophagus and keeps working as it dissolves, neutralizing excess gastric acid in the stomach. TUMS antacid goes to work fast to relieve heartburn.

White TUMS Tablet

TUMS antacid goes to work fast,
helping make it Canada's #1 selling antacid tablet.

Original Green TUMS roll

TUMS history

Created in 1928 by pharmacist James Howe to treat his wife's indigestion, TUMS brand was introduced to the public in 1930 and quickly became an icon.

The main production facility for TUMS brand is located in downtown St. Louis, where it was built more than 85 years ago.

Original Green TUMS roll

TUMS antacids have been trusted by millions for more than 8 decades.

TUMS & Calcium carbonate

Since its introduction in 1930, consumers have relied on the same active ingredient in TUMS antacid — Calcium carbonate — for effective heartburn relief.

TUMS vs. others


TUMS antacid goes to work fast, helping make it Canada's #1 selling antacid tablet . TUMS antacid travels directly to the source of the heartburn, dissolving easily and neutralizing acid on contact — for fast relief.


Antacids are the most commonly used product to treat heartburn discomfort. And because they start to neutralize excess stomach acid on contact, they're also a fast way to relieve your symptoms.

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