Source Pravda.Ru

Antibiotic rifaximin can prevent the troublesome condition

A drug used to treat a tourist's worst nightmare -- traveler's &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/fun/2002/06/11/30109.html ' target=_blank>diarrhea -- also may prevent it without causing the &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/usa/2001/11/05/20166.html ' target=_blank>antibiotic resistance that eventually can make medicines ineffective, new research suggests.

The study showed that the antibiotic rifaximin prevented the troublesome condition in about 85 percent of the people who took it.