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Can a Probiotic Help to Prevent Travelers Diarrhea?

Can probiotics prevent traveler’s diarrhea? Can loperamide be taken at the same time as taking a probiotic? The information in this fact sheet was adapted from the Clinical Corner Section of Digestive Health Matters, 2009; vol. 18. No. 2. Questions and answers in IFFGD’s Clinical Corner are available free online to IFFGD members.

Topics: Clinical Corner, Diarrhea, loose stools, Fact Sheet

About the Author

  • Peter J. Whorwell, MD

    Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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