Tums Video No. 1
Calcium carbonate is the active ingredient in Tums® and other over the counter antacids. The compound is involved in neutralizing stomach acid with the Ca++ portion mostly absorbed by the body. This also makes TUMS®, and other antacids based on calcium carbonate, a valuable source of dietary calcium.
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