Treating Travelers' Diarrhea

Fischer, Philip R.
December 2008
Travel Medicine Advisor;Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p69
In conjunction with oral hydration, medications can help decrease the degree and duration of symptoms in patients with travelers' diarrhea. The combination of loperamide and an antibiotic is particularly effective. Either a fluoroquinolone or azithromycin may be used.


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