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Side effect(s) of BCG live - Bacillus Calmette- Guerin

Read the side effects of BCG live - Bacillus Calmette- Guerin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

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.

Other Precautions : * Drink large amount of fluid while taking this medication.

Drug Name : BCG live - Bacillus Calmette- Guerin

BCG live - Bacillus Calmette- Guerin(TheraCys BCG) generic This vaccine is prescribed to prevent tuberculosis and treat bladder cancer. Update : 1.There is no evidence that the vaccine protects subjects against infection with the COVID-19 virus, according to the WHO. But, it continues to recommend neonatal BCG vaccination in countries or settings with a high incidence of tuberculosis. 2.Randomized controlled trials are going on in Netherlands and Australia to assess whether BCG-Danish reduces the incidence and severity of COVID-19 among health-care professionals. (NCT04327206, NCT04328441) 3.Warm climate and BCG vaccine (already given to all Indians) also may offer partial immunity, say health experts from UPMC Shadyside Pennsylvania, the US.
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