Mantoux Side Effects

Common Mantoux Side Effects

The most commonly reported Mantoux side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Injection Site Induration (1)
Hypersensitivity (1)
Injection Site Inflammation (1)
Injection Site Pain (1)
No Therapeutic Response (1)
Injection Site Vesicles (1)
Urticaria (1)

If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Mantoux Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Mantoux reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.

The appearance of Mantoux on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
on Mar 24, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 43 years of age, was treated with Mantoux Aplisol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Mantoux side effects: urticaria. Mantoux Aplisol dosage: Left Forearm.

No Therapeutic Response, Hypersensitivity
Patient was taking Mantoux Tubersol 0.1cc Sanofi - Pasteur. Patient felt the following Mantoux side effects: no therapeutic response, hypersensitivity on Jan 25, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 52 years of age, weighting 172.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Mantoux Tubersol 0.1cc Sanofi - Pasteur dosage: 0.1cc Once Id.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin
  • Simcor

Injection Site Induration, Injection Site Inflammation, Injection Site Pain, Injection Site Vesicles
Adverse event was reported on Mar 14, 2007 by a Female taking Mantoux Tuberculin Ppd (Dosage: 1 Dose) . Location: UNITED STATES , 18 years of age, After Mantoux was administered, patient encountered several Mantoux side effects: injection site induration, injection site inflammation, injection site pain, injection site vesicles.

Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:


    Side Effects


    Date & Time

    Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)





    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

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  • You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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