High Altitude Treatment

The following article appeared in the Journal of Travel Medicine under the title;
Do British Commercial Mountaineering Expeditions Carry Drugs to Treat High Altitude Illnesses? (Volume 19, Issue 4, pages 250–252, July 2012)

This appears to be an issue that is clouded by certain companies' fear of legal action in the event of use of the medications. On moral grounds, Adventure Alternative do carry the medications Acetazolamide(Diamox), Nifedipine(Adalat) and Dexamethasone in order to provide the option of them being administered in an extreme emergency situation. In fact, the quote at the top right of page three is from Gavin Bate, MD of Adventure Alternative.

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