Tubervac 40mg Injection

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Serum Institute Of India Ltd

Composition for Tubervac 40mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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59.1
₹59.1/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Tubervac Injection

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Uses of Tubervac Injection

Tubervac 40mg Injection is used to prevent tuberculosis (TB).
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Side effects of Tubervac Injection

Common

Frequent urge to urinate, Difficulty in urination, Injection site redness, Swelling of lymph nodes, Stomach upset, Vomiting, Chills, Fever.

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How to use Tubervac Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Tubervac 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 Tubervac Injection

Expert advice for Tubervac 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tubervac 40mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tubervac 40mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Tubervac 40mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man studies 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Tubervac 40mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Tuberva
c 40mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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

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