When you’re travelling and taking a vacation, the last thing you want to worry about is getting sick and needing a prescription for antibiotics, but unfortunately getting sick on vacation happens a lot. If you travel by plane you’re surrounded by people who might have a bacterial infection such as strep throat. Additionally, when travelling you’re living in ways that aren’t typical to your normal routine like sleeping less, eating and drinking unique foods, and being in a climate that might be different than what you’re used to. All of these factors can contribute to a bacterial infection like a urinary tract infection or a sinus infection.
This all sounds a bit scary, but don’t let it keep you from going on vacation! Thankfully bacterial infections can be easily cleared up with a proper dose of antibiotics. I bet the next thing you’re thinking is that you don’t know where to get antibiotics or don’t want to take the time to go to a doctor while you’re supposed to be enjoying your vacation, because who likes waiting rooms when you could be at the bar? Well, you’re in luck. You can actually call into the doctor and speak to him about your symptoms and he will work with you to prescribe the best course of antibiotics over the phone. That way you won’t have to wait long! Antibiotics can start working within a couple of days depending on your prescription and some treatment lasts only a few days while others take a week or longer.
Even though you’re on vacation and want to enjoy all there is to do in the fabulous city that you’re visiting you want to make sure that you complete your recommended dose of antibiotics. If you don’t complete your antibiotics you can get sick again or the bacteria can become resistant and that is sure to put a damper on your vacation. So if you need antibiotics while on vacation, it’s as simple as just picking up the phone!