Dukoral - how to use long term + where to get it cheap?
In various posts Dukoral has been mentioned.
That stuff sounds really good.
This is summarized, what I found out about Dukoral.
Durokal is a vaccines, that immunises protects against cholera and ETEC (whichthat causes most cases of traveller's diarrhea (90%?).
Two doses (second 1 to 6 weeks after the first.
protection is given 1 week after the second dose.
Protection against cholera lasts for 6 months.
Protection against ETEC lasts for 3 months.
- Who has taken it for longer? Do I have to take one dose after 3 month to refresh it? Backround is: we will be in Central- and South-America for 12 to 15 month.
- Can I buy it in a pharmacy in the USA or in Mexico without prescription?
- Prices I found in the internet are high: >85 USD for two doses. We are Germans and have only a rudimentary traveller´s health insurance → we have to pay it out of our own pocket.
That leads me to: where to get it cheapest? USA or Mexico? Any „tricks“ to get it cheap or for free?
(klick on the English flag on the left to get an awful Google-translation)