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TUBERVAC 40MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 58.59 for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition for TUBERVAC

Bcg(40 mg)

food interaction for TUBERVAC

alcohol interaction for TUBERVAC

pregnancy interaction for TUBERVAC

lactation interaction for TUBERVAC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tubervac 40mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Tubervac 40mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for TUBERVAC

Bcg(40 mg)

Uses

Tubervac 40mg injection is used to prevent tuberculosis (TB).

How it works

Tubervac 40mg injection 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.

Common side effects

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

SUBSTITUTES for TUBERVAC

2 Substitutes
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  • ONCO BCG 40 MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Serum Institute Of India Ltd
    Rs. 592.85/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 592.85
    pay 912% more per injection
  • SII ONCO BCG 40MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Serum Institute Of India Ltd
    Rs. 592.85/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 592.85
    pay 912% more per injection

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Expert advice for TUBERVAC

• 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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Content on this page was last updated on 01 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)