TUMS® History

More about America's #1 Antacid 

TUMS® antacid has a long history in the fight against heartburn. 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 American icon. 

The main production facility for TUMS® brand can still be found in downtown St. Louis where it was originally built more than 80 years ago.