what to use for traveler's diarrhea
People often ask what to use for traveler's diarrhea.
Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol, Kaopectate, etc) works for mild cases...and also for prevention.
Suggest 2 tabs every 30 minutes for up to 8 doses for TREATMENT...or 2 tabs QID for up to 3 weeks for PREVENTION. Warn people about possible black tongue and stools.