Tuberculin Tine Test Side Effects

Generic Name: tuberculin purified protein derivative

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug tuberculin purified protein derivative. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Tuberculin Tine Test.

It is possible that some side effects of Tuberculin Tine Test may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

Applies to tuberculin purified protein derivative: intradermal solution

As well as its needed effects, tuberculin purified protein derivative (the active ingredient contained in Tuberculin Tine Test) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking tuberculin purified protein derivative, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:

Incidence not known
  • Bleeding at the injection site (occurring up to 3 days after the skin test)
  • blistering, crusting, or scabbing at the injection site
  • cough
  • deep, dark purple bruise at the injection site (occurring up to 3 days after the skin test)
  • difficult or labored breathing
  • dizziness
  • fainting
  • fast heartbeat
  • fever
  • hard lump at the injection site
  • hives
  • itching, pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site
  • large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  • noisy breathing
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • scar at the injection site
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Some tuberculin purified protein derivative side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

Incidence not known
  • Pain, discomfort, or itching at the injection site
  • redness or rash at the injection site (occurring within 12 hours after skin test)

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