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The information pertaining to adverse events has been compiled from historical clinical studies and post-marketing experience with TUBERSOL.
General Disorders And Administration Site Conditions
Injection site pain, injection site pruritus and injection site discomfort.
Injection site scar as a result of strongly positive reactions.
Immune System Disorders
Respiratory, Thoracic and Mediastinal Disorders
Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders
Rash, generalized rash
Nervous System Disorders
Reporting Of Adverse Events
To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact the Pharmacovigilance Department, Sanofi Pasteur Inc., Discovery Drive, Swiftwater, PA 18370 or call 1-800-822-2463 (1-800-VACCINE) or Food and Drug Administration (FDA) MEDWATCH Program at 1-800-332-1088 and www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Read the Tubersol (tuberculin purified protein) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
Reactivity to the test may be depressed or suppressed in persons who are receiving corticosteroids or immunosuppressive agents. (8)
Reactivity to TUBERSOL may be temporarily depressed by certain live virus vaccines (measles, mumps, rubella, oral polio, yellow fever, and varicella). If a parenteral live attenuated virus vaccine has been administered recently, tuberculin testing should be delayed for > 1 month after vaccination. (8) (12) (See Interpretation of the Test)
When tuberculin screening is required at the same time as a measles-containing vaccine or other parenteral live attenuated virus vaccine, simultaneous administration of TUBERSOL and the vaccine at separate sites is the preferred option.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/5/2016
Additional Tubersol Information
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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