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Traveller’s Diarrhoea

When to Take Antibiotics

Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections. However, they are often taken unnecessarily, contributing to the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. If antibiotics become ineffective, it could be the start of a global health crisis - do...

Traveller’s Diarrhoea

What is the Correct Loperamide Dosage?

Loperamide can be used to prevent or treat diarrhoea by slowing down the bowel movements. However, there is an increased risk of side effects if you are taking the wrong dosage. That is why it is important to talk to your doctor or pharmacist about h...

Traveller’s Diarrhoea

What is Loperamide Used for?

It is important to understand that while Loperamide can treat many different diarrhoea symptoms, it won’t actually treat the root cause. That is usually infection, and there are other medications to deal with that. Instead, Loperamide helps to ...

Traveller’s Diarrhoea

Traveller's Diarrhoea

Traveller’s diarrhoea is the term used to describe diarrhoea experienced by people travelling to foreign countries. It is most common in young adults and can af...

Traveller’s Diarrhoea

Loperamide Side Effects

You can use Loperamide to treat all forms of diarrhoea, but you do need to be careful about the side effects. As effective as this drug can be, misuse or even regular use can result in side effects that are less than pleasant.

The most common ones...

Traveller’s Diarrhoea

Ciprofloxacin Side Effects

The antibiotic Ciprofloxacin, or Cipro, is used to treat infections in numerous areas of the body. It’s often prescribed for treating infections of the bones, urinary tract, skin and lungs.

Traveller’s Diarrhoea

Ciprofloxacin and Alcohol

Ciprofloxacin is often used to treat various kinds of infections. These can be infections on practically any part of the body. While there is no warning listed for the drug that you not take alcohol, it is still not a good idea to consume alcohol whi...

Traveller’s Diarrhoea