Traveller’s Diarrhoea

Traveller’s diarrhoea

CKS

Only consider standby antibiotics for remote areas or people at high-risk of severe illness with travellers’ diarrhoea.

If standby treatment appropriate give Azithromycin 500mg OD for 1-3 days (private Rx). Consider bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto Bismol®) 2 tablets QDS as prophylaxis or for 2 days treatment.