tourista/diarrhea, etc. in Costa Rica

Old Jul 6th, 2004, 05:56 AM
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Taking two imodium every day without needing them is terrible advice and may lead to medical complications. They should be taken as indicated and as directed.
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Old Jul 6th, 2004, 09:11 AM
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Yes, my mom is a nurse and she hesitates even when I ask if I should take some Immodium when I really do need it! It's to be used as a last resort, it's definitely not a preventive drug.
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Old Jul 6th, 2004, 11:18 AM
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Agreed, don't take Immodium unless you really need it. However, I have heard many people, including the nurse at our travel clinic, say that it's okay to use Pepto as a preventitive.
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