This medication is a vaccine, prescribed for tuberculosis and bladder cancer.
Contraindicated in patients with AIDS/HIV, who are under cancer therapy, sepsis, urinary tract infection and hypersensitivity.
IM- For Newborns- The recommended dose is 0.05ml.
Adults and children- the recommended dose is 0.1ml.
It comes as a powder for injection (diluted with fluid), to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of recent smallpox vaccination, immune disorder, cancer, fever, infection, severe burns, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Avoid contact with people who have infection.
• Avoid pregnancy while taking this medication.
• Genitourinary :
Painful urination, urinary frequency, urinary incontinence, blood in urine, bladder inflammation, nighttime urination and urinary tract infection.
• Gastrointestinal : Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting and abdominal cramps.
• Respiratory : Wheezing and difficulty in breathing.
• Miscellaneous : Joint/muscle pain, headache, dizziness, flu-like syndrome, weight loss, uneasiness, fever and chills.
Drink large amount of fluid while taking this medication.
Store it in refrigerator (2–8°C), protect from direct sunlight.
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