Tice BCG (Intravesical)

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the cost of CBG

Please help me to understand how people can afford to use this drug We have BCBS and I still can't afford to pay $1500.00 for 9 vials. Are we supposed to just die? The state of Michigan will not give us any help so I have no choice but to not get ...
by Helen Wilson in Owosso Michigan, 10/11/2006

bcg treatment of bladder cancer side effects

Can you catch TB from the treatment of bcg for bladder cancer? And if so what are the chances of passing TB to others? I had to deal with a pt with sideeffects from bcg that showed changes in chest xrays etc. and had to room him and get vitals and the...
by Valerie Riva in Belle Vernon, PA, 07/04/2007

Can prednisone be used with BCG bladder cancer therapy post irrigation?

Patient had first round and is 2 or 3 weeks out. Can she take a tapered dosage of prednisone starting with 60 mg daily for 3 days and tapering down to 50 mg, 40mg, 30mg, 20mg, 10 mg and then stop, Is it okay to use prednisone for a dermatology problem...
by Tom Jones in Hawaii, 05/10/2008

Tice BCG (Intravesical) Drug and Prescription Information

Tice BCG (Intravesical)

Tice BCG (Intravesical) Medication Classification


Tice BCG (Intravesical) Brandname

Tice BCG, Theracys

Tice BCG (Intravesical) is used for the Treatment

Bacillus of Calmette and Guerin (ba-SILL-us of Kal-met and GER-in) Treats bladder cancer. Also called Bacillus Calmette-Guerin.

When To Not Use Tice BCG (Intravesical)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to BCG or if your immune system is weak due to other medicines or illness. You should not use this medicine if you have a fever (unless your doctor knows the cause) or if you have a bladder infection

How Should You Use Tice BCG (Intravesical)

Proper Tice BCG (Intravesical) Storage

Store Tice BCG (Intravesical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Tice BCG (Intravesical) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Tice BCG (Intravesical)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Tell your doctor if you have been treated with other cancer medicines or radiation.
  • You should not have treatment with BCG if you are using other medicines that weaken your immune system such as prednisone or other steroid medicine.

Tice BCG (Intravesical) Warnings

  • Tell your doctor if you have any changes in urinary habits after treatment with BCG live
  • Do not get pregnant while you are being treated with this medicine.
  • If you are breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before you receive this medicine

Tice BCG (Intravesical) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Cough
  • Fever, chills
  • Bloody urine
  • Urinating more often or feeling like you have to urinate more often
  • Painful urination
  • Nausea. vomiting
  • Skin rash

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