Medicine Overview of Bcg I.P Injection
Uses of Bcg I.P Injection
Bcg I.P Injection is used to prevent tuberculosis (TB).
Side effects of Bcg I.P Injection
Frequent urge to urinate, Difficulty in urination, Injection site redness, Swelling of lymph nodes, Stomach upset, Vomiting, Chills, Fever.
How to use Bcg I.P Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Bcg I.P Injection works
BCG belongs to a class of medications called vaccines. It triggers body’s natural defence system and prevents tuberculosis infection. It is also stops the progression of tumors which are located in urinary bladder.
In Depth Information on Bcg I.P Injection
Expert advice for Bcg I.P Injection
• You will be monitored for the presence of symptoms of systemic BCG infection and signs of toxicity such as high fever, flu-like symptoms after each treatment. • Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any signs of infection. • Discontinue treatment if you develop persistent fever or experience an acute febrile disease (rapid onset of fever and symptoms). • Tell your doctor if you are to undergo diagnostic test for tuberculin skin test as treatment with BCG may alter the result. • Inform your doctor before you take BCG if you have any artificial joints (e.g. hip replacement) or surgical implants (e.g. pacemaker or replacement heart valve), any swelling in the wall of the artery, any disease which requires drugs which weaken the immune system or you have a small bladder. • Patients allergic to BCG or any of its ingredients or any history of BCG reaction affecting the whole body should not take it. • BCG should not be given to patients with compromised immune system since birth or due to conditions causing weak immune system such as AIDS, cancer therapy. • Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not be given BCG. • Patients with concurrent infections of urinary tract, active tuberculosis infection, passing blood in the urine (hematuria), positive HIV test should not be take BCG. • Also, patients who recently had a bladder operation or recent history of bleeding due to a tube inserted in the bladder should avoid taking BCG.
Special precautions for Bcg I.P Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bcg I.P Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Bcg I.P Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human st+more
udies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Bcg I.P Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Bcg I.P+more
Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mycomune 500mg Tablet, Mofetyl S 360mg Tablet, Immutil 500mg Tablet, Mofilet 250mg Tablet
User Submitted Feedback For Bcg I.P NA Injection
Patients taking Bcg I.P Injection
Once A Day
Substitutes for Bcg I.P
No substitutes found for this medicine