Antacid Tablets

The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
Relief for sour stomach and heartburn
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
ca 1960s
Reid Drugstore
Parke, Davis and Company
Physical Description
dried aluminum hydroxide gel (drug active ingredients)
magnesium carbonate (drug active ingredients)
calcium carbonate (drug active ingredients)
taka-diastase (aspergillus orzae enzymes) (drug active ingredients)
peppermint flavor (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
cardboard (container material)
carton: 2 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 in; 6.35 cm x 8.255 cm x 7.62 cm
tin, each: 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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