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D Med

Digestive medicine.

Digestive medicine is a type of medicine that is used to alleviate stomach aches. They sometimes are needed to be dissolved into water, such as alcacelcer tablets.

Usage

Operation Snake Eater

See also: Virtuous Mission and Operation Snake Eater

In 1964, Naked Snake utilized digestive medicine in his field medical kit during the Virtuous Mission and Operation Snake Eater. The Spetsnaz forces also often carried them with during their patrols in Tselinoyarsk.

Warning: The following information is from outside Hideo Kojima's core "Metal Gear Saga." It has some level of canonicity within the continuity, but reader discretion is advised.[?]

San Hieronymo Incident

Main article: San Hieronymo Incident

The personnel of the San Hieronymo Peninsula often carried digestive pills in the large variants of their medical kits.

Non-"Metal Gear Saga" information ends here.

Behind the scenes

The Digestive Medicine is a healing item that appears in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, which is used in the Survival Viewer's Cure menu. The player has limited quantities at the start of the game, but can procure more either via ready-made variants in certain locations, or by creating some with the Russian False Mango.

"CURE:Poisoned (food)
Corresponding abnormality can be healed from the Cure screen.
"
―Intestinal medicine description in Metal Gear Survive

A similar item known as the intestinal medicine will make a return in Metal Gear Survive, where it served a similar purpose to that of digestive medicine. Five of them were issued out as an administrator's gift to the player upon joining the open beta, alongside the other four healing items. Unlike the daily login bonuses, the administrator's gift could be kept in the supply box indefinitely. Its weight in Survive is 0.2 KG, and it can be crafted by mixing together one tarragon and two sets of alcohol, plus 10 KUB.