Do not take VOWST at the same time as antibiotics. VOWST contains live bacteria and antibiotics can interfere with VOWST.
Swallow each capsule whole. DO NOT crush, chew, or break the capsule. See Patient Information for complete information about how to take VOWST.
The most common side effects of VOWST are:
These are not all the possible side effects of VOWST. Call your doctor for medical advice on side effects. You are encouraged to report negative side effects to the FDA. Call 1-800-FDA-1088 or visit www.fda.gov/MedWatch.
Before taking VOWST, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you: have kidney disease because you may not be able to take the magnesium citrate laxative; or have any other medical conditions now or have had before, are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and supplements.
WHAT IS VOWST?
VOWST is a prescription medicine used to prevent Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) infection from coming back in people 18 years of age or older after antibiotic treatment for C. diff infection has been completed.
VOWST is not intended for treatment of C. diff infection.