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Advocacy and educational information
The following are third party resources. Inclusion here does not indicate
endorsement of VOWST nor endorsement of these specific organizations.
An organization that educates the public, empowers advocates, and shapes policy around C. diff
CDC offers information and resources, including educational brochures that cover on C. diff recurrence
*This organization is a recipient of Nestlé Health Science or Seres Therapeutics, Inc. financial support.
Frequently asked questions
In a healthy gut microbiome, good and bad bacteria are balanced. But if your gut gets disrupted, your body’s natural defense against C. diff is weakened—causing some people to get C. diff again and again.Learn more about recurrent C. diff >
Antibiotics play an important role in killing the C. diff bacteria that causes your infection. However, antibiotics do not restore the balance of good and bad bacteria in the gut, which can lead to another recurrence. After antibiotics, it is believed that VOWST works to add good bacteria to your gut to prevent C. diff from coming back again.LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW VOWST IS THOUGHT TO WORK >
You may be unsure about taking a laxative, especially after having symptoms like diarrhea during your last C. diff infection. But using a laxative is important because it rids leftover antibiotics from your gut so VOWST can work properly. The magnesium citrate laxative should cause a bowel movement within 30 minutes to 6 hours.Learn more about how to take VOWST >
No, VOWST is not a probiotic. It is an FDA-approved microbiome treatment in oral capsules composed of good bacteria isolated from the stool of qualified donors. VOWST undergoes strict quality control—qualified donors are carefully screened and samples are routinely tested during the VOWST manufacturing and purification process.Learn more about what VOWST is >