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Brand name: Oncotice BCG TM

Active ingredients: bacillus calmette and guerin (bcg) tice strain

What it is used for

Onco TICE is used as a treatment of primary or recurrent carcinomain situ of the urinary bladder. Onco TICE is also used after transurethral resection for the prevention or recurrence of high grade and/or relapsing superficial papillary transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder (viz papillary carcinoma stage TA or T1 - grades 1, 2, or 3) INDICATIONS AS AT 3 OCTOBER 2001: OncoTICE is used as a treatment ofthe urinary bladder. OncoTICE is also used after transurethral resection for the prevention of recurrence of high grade and/or relapsing superficial papillary transitional cell carinoma of the urinary bladder (viz papillary carcinoma stage TA (grade 2 or 3) or T1 (grade 1, 2, or 3). OncoTICE is only recommended for stage TA grade 1 tumours, when there is judged to be a high risk of tumour recurrence is considered likely. INIDICATIONS AS AT 24 APRIL 2002: OncoTICE is used as a treatment of primary of recurrent carcinoma in situ (CID) of the urinary bladder. OncoTICE is also used after transurethral resection for the prevention of recurrence of high grade and/or relapsing superficial papillary transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder (viz papillary carcinoma stage Ta (grade 2 or 3) or T1 (grade 1, 2, or 3). OncoTICE is only reccommended for stage Ta grade 1 tumours, when there is judged to be a high risk of tumour recurrence.

How to take it

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  • The way to take this medicine: Intravesical
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Lifetime is 1 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Off-white to beige coloured freeze dried substance.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient bacillus calmette and guerin (bcg) tice strain

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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