What is BCG Vaccine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Tice BCG Vaccine


Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is a vaccine used to immunize against tuberculosis and immunotherapy for cancer; to treat and prevent cancer of the bladder; and to prevent tumor growth after transurethral resection.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 3
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with BCG Vaccine

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Lower abdominal discomfort 1
Urinary burning pain 1


Based on patients currently taking BCG Vaccine

Dosage Patients
50 mg weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking BCG Vaccine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking BCG Vaccine


Currently taking BCG Vaccine

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking BCG Vaccine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 3
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for BCG Vaccine.