We provide advice and treatment in some cases for travel related conditions including:
- Jet lag
- Travel or altitude sickness
- Travellers’ diarrhoea
- Delay onset of menses and
- DVT (deep vein thrombosis) prevention.
The advice offered depends on the particular individual’s medical history, and particular health needs taking into consideration the current medications, allergies, pregnancy status any chronic medical conditions and the destination where the client is travelling to.
Each case is handled by our experienced travel consultant and requires a full and detailed personal history including details of the past Medical history, including any chronic medical conditions, current drug history including details of any complimentary or herbal medications and any OTC medications, any known allergies, pregnancy status, and full immunisation history.
We strongly suggest that you contact us in good time (we recommend 6-8 weeks preferably) for the pre-travel consultation to allow enough time for planning and administration of any vaccines prior to your trip.
We offer anti-malaria treatment to those travelling to countries where malaria is endemic. Please click here for more information on Malaria prevention and some of the common anti-malarial tablets that we recommend and prescribe, including Larium, Malarone and Doxycycline.
The website www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk provides a list of recommended anti-malaria treatments for different countries.
Some of the travel vaccinations we offer include-
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Polio
- Hepatitis A – for adults and children
- Hepatitis B – for adults and children
- Hepatitis A and Typhoid
- Chicken Pox – Varivax
- Meningitis ACWY
- Yellow fever
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Tick Borne Encephalitis
- Tuberculosis – BCG
For more information please contact us to discuss any of these further.
Please also see our fact-sheet about common travel related medical conditions and vaccines.