Advertisement

What are the side effects of Tubersol?

Side effects that might occur with a Tubersol injection include: redness at the injection site, pain and sores near the injection site. These effects do not normally require your doctor's attention and may diminish over time. Rarely, more serious side effects are reported. These include: blisters, peeling of the skin, loosening of the skin, extreme redness, skin rash or itchiness. If you experience these or additional side effects, contact your doctor.

Continue Learning about Tuberculin

What should I know about tuberculin PPD before receiving it?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
You should know that you will need to return to the doctors office in 48 to 72 hours after injec...
More Answers
What are the side effects of tuberculin?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Some people may have an allergic reaction to tuberculin PPD (purified protein derivative), causi...
More Answers
What is tuberculin skin test?
RealAgeRealAge
A tuberculin skin test is a medical test to determine if someone has been infected with the bacteria...
More Answers
What is tuberculin, purified protein derivative (PPD)?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Tuberculin, purified protein derivative (PPD) is a substance that's used to detect exposure to t...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.