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USES: This is a vaccine used to lower the risk of getting tuberculosis in persons who may be exposed to the disease.

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This is a vaccine used to lower the risk of getting tuberculosis in persons who may be exposed to the disease.
  • Keep the vaccination site clean until the local reaction has disappeared.

  • Refrigerate and protect from light.


How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: This medication is given as an injection by trained medical personnel.
  • Within 7 to 14 days, the skin, where injected, will appear red and raised.
  • This mark will slowly fade over weeks.
  • A slight scar may remain for 3 to 6 months.
  • Keep the vaccination site clean and dry.
  • Do not use ointments or creams on the area.
  • A second vaccination may be needed after 2 to 3 months.
  • A tuberculin test will be done to see if it is necessary.

Side Effects
  • This medication causes redness and mild swelling where the injection was given.
  • These symptoms will improve over time.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience pain or develop swollen glands, aching bones, aching muscles or fever after receiving this medication.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

  • To be most effective, persons who have been vaccinated should stay away from active cases of tuberculosis for 6 to 12 weeks.
  • People with impaired immune systems (due to chemotherapy or radiation treatment) should not receive this vaccine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking any steroid medication (prednisone-type drug) or antibiotics.
  • This vaccination should not be given to pregnant women unless the benefits outweigh the risks.
  • Discuss this with your doctor.
  • It is not known if this medication appears in breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

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