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Commonly known as tourista, traveller’s diarrhea occurs as a result of a bacteria, a virus, or sometimes even a parasite.
Although often associated with South America, travellers’ diarrhea also strikes tourists visiting Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
If you’re planning to travel to one or more of these parts of the world, it’s likely that your health professionnal will recommend an antibiotic or Dukoral®.
Available as an oral vaccine, Dukoral® is administered a few weeks before your departure to allow you to fully enjoy your trip.
Acute mountain sickness, which can occur during stays at elevated altitudes, may cause symptoms that are severe enough to disrupt the smooth planning of your activities.
Preventive medication is one of the best ways to reduce the impact of the onset of this condition.
Considering, among others, your state of health and the designated destination, it is likely thatt your health professionnal prescribes you preventive medication against acute mountain sickness.