Treatment of Tropical Sprue

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Treatment is based on tetracyclines 250 mg QDS or vibramycin 100 mg daily for three weeks to several months. Folic acid supplements (5 to 10 mg daily) and multivitamins and if necessary iron should be added to the treatment. Response to treatment is generally swift with an initial improvement within three days. Further recovery takes place in the course of the following three months.

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