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BCG, Live, Tice Strain Injection

Uses

For tuberculosis.

Instructions

This medicine is given as an injection into the skin.

This medicine should be given by a trained health care provider.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.

A small red bump may occur at the injection site. This bump will later crust and fall off 6 to 12 weeks later. A small, flat scar may remain.

Keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Speak with your health care provider before receiving any vaccinations.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant while on this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • pain, redness, swelling near injection
  • tiny scar at injection site

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • fever or chills
  • pus at injection site
  • skin sores

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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