Send Patients Asking About Dukoral for Travellers' Diarrhea to the Pharmacist
New Canadian guidelines will help sort through what works to prevent and treat travellers' diarrhea.
Travellers' diarrhea is mostly caused by the bacteria E. coli or Campylobacter, but it varies depending on the region of travel.
Prevention is still key. Continue to reinforce nondrug measures such as frequent hand washing, sticking to fruits and vegetables that you peel yourself, drinking purified water, etc.