TUMS - where to find?

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TUMS - where to find?

Postby woodchuck » Fri May 10, 2019 6:50 pm

What Peruvian pharmacies carry an antacid product similar to TUMS?
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Re: TUMS - where to find?

Postby windsportinperu » Sat May 11, 2019 7:37 am

You might try "Sal de Andrews" it is effervescent

It is sold everywhere at any Pharmacy
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Re: TUMS - where to find?

Postby 69roadrunner » Sat May 11, 2019 9:59 am

woodchuck wrote:What Peruvian pharmacies carry an antacid product similar to TUMS?
Thanks.

Bicarbonato de sodio. Find it in the cooking section.
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Re: TUMS - where to find?

Postby samthesham » Sat May 11, 2019 10:10 am

woodchuck wrote:What Peruvian pharmacies carry an antacid product similar to TUMS?
Thanks.


Better stop eating that 9 soles rotisserie chicken.
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Re: TUMS - where to find?

Postby MarcoPE » Sat May 11, 2019 1:08 pm

You won't find Tums or Rolaids here. The options here for antacid are lousy to be honest. As mentioned, there is Sal de Andrews and I believe another antacid product in a liquid recently became available (I've seen at Plaza Vea). The pharmacies sometimes sell Mylanta in tabletas or a similar type of antacido ... usually about a sol per tablet and not, in my opinion, nearly as effective as Tums.

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