Traveler's Diarrhea (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Traveler's Diarrhea Medications and Treatment
For mild cases, the doctor may recommend the nonprescription medications bismuth subsalicylate and loperamide (see previous precaution).
The use of an antibiotics can reduce the duration of illness from days to hours. For moderate to severe diarrhea, the doctor may prescribe one of these antibiotics:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/18/2015
Anthony L Buscaglia, DO
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Must Read Articles Related to Traveler's Diarrhea
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Traveler's Diarrhea:
Traveler's Diarrhea - Treatment
What was the treatment for your traveler's diarrhea?
Digestive Disorders Resources
- Fiber for Constipation
- Is It Okay to Take a Stool Softener Every Day?
- The Truth About Food Allergies
Health Solutions From Our Sponsors
Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape
Escherichia coli is one of the most frequent causes of many common bacterial infections, including cholecystitis, bacteremia, cholangitis, urinary tract infection (UTI), and traveler's diarrhea, and other clinical infections such as neonatal meningitis and pneumonia.