Fecal Microbiota Spores/Antibiotics Interactions
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Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Your medicine for preventing infectious diarrhea contains live bacteria. Antibiotics may interfere with the live bacteria in your medicine.
What might happen:
Your medicine for preventing infectious diarrhea may not work as well.
What you should do about this interaction:
Make sure your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. Do not take antibiotics for 2-4 days before starting your microbiota medicine.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
- 1.Vowst (fecal microbiota spores, live-brpk) US prescribing information. Seres Therapeutics, Inc. April, 2023..
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