Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen

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Identification

Name
Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen
Accession Number
DB10804
Description

Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen is intravesically administered for the treatment and prophylaxis of carcinoma in situ (CIS) of the urinary bladder and for the prophylaxis of primary or recurrent stage Ta and/or T1 papillary tumors following transurethral resection (TUR). The solution contains live, attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis. It is prepared from the Connaught strain of Bacillus Calmette and Guérin.

Type
Biotech
Groups
Approved, Investigational
Biologic Classification
Vaccines
Attenuated
Synonyms
  • BCG, Live, Connaught Strain

Pharmacology

Indication

Indicated for intravesical use in the treatment and prophylaxis of carcinoma in situ (CIS) of the urinary bladder and for the prophylaxis of primary or recurrent stage Ta and/or T1 papillary tumors following transurethral resection (TUR).

Associated Conditions
Associated Therapies
Contraindications & Blackbox Warnings
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Pharmacodynamics
Not Available
Mechanism of action
Not Available
Absorption
Not Available
Volume of distribution
Not Available
Protein binding
Not Available
Metabolism
Not Available
Route of elimination
Not Available
Half-life
Not Available
Clearance
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Toxicity
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Affected organisms
Not Available
Pathways
Not Available
Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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DrugInteraction
AbacavirThe therapeutic efficacy of Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen can be decreased when used in combination with Abacavir.
AbataceptThe risk or severity of infection can be increased when Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen is combined with Abatacept.
AcyclovirThe therapeutic efficacy of Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen can be decreased when used in combination with Acyclovir.
AdalimumabThe risk or severity of infection can be increased when Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen is combined with Adalimumab.
Adefovir dipivoxilThe therapeutic efficacy of Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen can be decreased when used in combination with Adefovir dipivoxil.
AldesleukinThe risk or severity of infection can be increased when Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen is combined with Aldesleukin.
AlefaceptThe risk or severity of infection can be increased when Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen is combined with Alefacept.
AlemtuzumabThe risk or severity of infection can be increased when Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen is combined with Alemtuzumab.
AltretamineThe risk or severity of infection can be increased when Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen is combined with Altretamine.
AmantadineThe therapeutic efficacy of Bacillus calmette-guerin substrain connaught live antigen can be decreased when used in combination with Amantadine.
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Food Interactions
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Products

Brand Name Prescription Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
Bcg Vaccine (freeze-dried)Powder, for solutionIntradermalSanofi Pasteur Limited1961-12-312015-08-18Canada flag
ImmucystPowder, for suspensionIntravesicalSanofi Pasteur Limited1990-12-312018-01-31Canada flag
TheracysInjection, powder, lyophilized, for solution81 mg/3mLIntravesicalSanofi Pasteur Limited2011-07-222017-05-08US flag
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Categories

Drug Categories
Classification
Not classified

Chemical Identifiers

UNII
5H5854UBMZ
CAS number
Not Available

References

General References
Not Available
PubChem Substance
347910910
RxNav
76469
AHFS Codes
  • 80:12.00 — Vaccines

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount
3CompletedTreatmentCancer, Bladder1
3RecruitingPreventionCOVID / COVID - 19 / Novel Coronavirus Infectious Disease (COVID-19)1
3RecruitingTreatmentCancer, Bladder2

Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
Not Available
Packagers
Not Available
Dosage Forms
FormRouteStrength
Powder, for solutionIntradermal
Powder, for suspensionIntravesical
Injection, powder, lyophilized, for solutionIntravesical81 mg/3mL
Prices
Not Available
Patents
Not Available

Properties

State
Not Available
Experimental Properties
Not Available

Drug created on December 01, 2015 13:04 / Updated on October 25, 2020 09:16

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