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Treatment of Acute Diarrhea With Bismuth Subsalicyclate May Decrease Antibiotic Use

Antibiotics were less commonly administered to patients who were given bismuth subsalicylate to treat acute diarrhea in a setting in which antibiotics are commonly used,  according to data published in JAMA Network Open. In a randomized clinical trial, participants aged 15 to 65 years with acute non-bloody diarrhea from 22 outpatient clinics in Karachi, Pakistan…

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