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 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with BCG Vaccine

Side effect Patients
Lower abdominal discomfort 1


Stopped taking BCG Vaccine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for BCG Vaccine.