Reese’s ColoTest® - iFOB Test Kit
Major Retailer Product Launch Coming Early 2024
Frequently Asked Questions
ColoTest® is for anyone at high risk for developing colon cancer, whose insurance does not cover a colonoscopy, or someone experiencing colon cancer, gastrointestinal disorders, diverticulitis, or colitis and polyps symptoms.
ColoTest® tests for blood in stool, a possible indicator for colon cancer, gastrointestinal disorders, diverticulitis, colitis and polyps.
According to the American Cancer Society the symptoms of colorectal cancer in women and men are:
- A change in bowel habits, such as diarrhea, constipation, or narrowing of the stool, that lasts for more than a few days
- A feeling that you need to have a bowel movement that is not relieved by having one
- Rectal bleeding with bright red blood
- Blood in the stool, which might make it look dark brown or black
- Cramping or abdominal (belly) pain
- Weakness and fatigue
- Losing weight without trying
- A change in normal bowel habits.
- Blood on or in the stool that is either bright or dark.
- Unusual abdominal or gas pains.
- Very narrow stool.
- A feeling that the bowel has not emptied completely after passing stool.
- Unexplained weight loss.
- Anemia (low blood count).
- Pain, which may be constant and persist for several days. The lower left side of the abdomen is the usual site of the pain. Sometimes, however, the right side of the abdomen is more painful, especially in people of Asian descent.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Abdominal tenderness.
- Constipation or, less commonly, diarrhea.
- Change in bowel habits
- Change in stool color
- Iron deficiency anemia
- Rectal bleeding
ColoTest® is the only OTC test currently on shelves that requires one stool sample, has no lab testing, and offers results at home as soon as 1 minute.
ColoTest® tests for blood in the stool as a possible indicator for colon cancer but does not replace a colonoscopy. If you take ColoTest® and receive a positive result, please contact your physician.
For positive results contact your doctor, this may indicate there was blood found in the stool.
Receiving a negative result indicates ColoTest® did not detect blood in the stool.
Yes, ColoTest® is approved by the FDA.
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