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Aplisol (Tuberculin) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions



In highly sensitive individuals, strongly positive reactions including vesiculation, ulceration or necrosis may occur at the test site. Cold packs or topical steroid preparations maybe employed for symptomatic relief of the associated pain, pruritus and discomfort.

Strongly positive test reactions may result in scarring at the test site.

Local hypersensitivity reactions may occur at the injection site including erythema, pruritus, edema, urticaria and rash.

Systemic allergic reactions including anaphylaxis/anaphylactoid reactions have been reported to occur in association with the use of Aplisol. The reactions, including anaphylaxis, generally occurred within 24 hours of exposure and manifestations included rash, urticaria, edema/angioedema and pruritus.

To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact JHP at 1-866-923-2547 or MEDWATCH at 888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332) or http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/.


Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Aplisol. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Aplisol side effects / adverse reactions in 25 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-01-05

Patient: 25 year old female

Reactions: Injection Site Erythema, Hypersensitivity, Similar Reaction ON Previous Exposure TO Drug

Suspect drug(s):
    Dosage: 0.1 ml, single, intradermal
    Indication: Tuberculosis
    Start date: 2011-06-24
    End date: 2011-06-24

    Dosage: 0.1 ml, single, intradermal
    Indication: Tuberculosis
    Start date: 2011-09-20
    End date: 2011-09-20

    Dosage: 0.1 ml, single, intradermal
    Indication: Tuberculosis
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-18

Possible Aplisol side effects / adverse reactions in 27 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-01-19

Patient: 27 year old female

Reactions: Joint Swelling, Arthralgia, Pyrexia

Suspect drug(s):

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Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2009-07-15

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