KENALOG (TRIAMCINOLINE) (KENACORT)
Kenalog is a popular drug that is also known as Triamcinoline and as Kenacort. This drug belongs to a wide class of medicines that are also called tropical steroid. This medicine is known to inhibit or at least to reduce the actions of some harmful chemicals that are sometimes found in the human organism and that are known to cause redness, inflammation and swelling. This drug comes in an ointment solution or cream.
Kenalog is a medicine that is regularly prescribed in the treatment of inflammation. This medical condition can be triggered by a variety of factors such as Eczema, allergic reactions, andpsoriasis. However, this medicine might also serve some other purposes other than the ones that have been listed in this guide.
Kenalog is a category C FDA pregnancy medicine. Therefore, it is known that a treatment with this drug during pregnancy could have severe and harmful effects on an unborn child. If you are pregnant or if you are planning to be so soon, you should ask for your personal physician’s approval before you start taking Kenalog. Your personal healthcare provider might want to closely monitor your treatment with this medicine too see if the pregnancy is affected in any way.
It has not been clearly determined whether Kenalog’s main ingredients are able to pass into the patient’s breast milk or not. If you are currently breastfeeding an infant, you should not start using this medicine without your physician’s approval. Before you start taking this product, you must alert your personal physician if you are suffering from known allergic reactions to this medicine, to any of its main ingredients, to other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives.
Kenalog Intake Guidelines
Follow each and every one of the advices that your doctor has given you regarding your treatment with Kenalog (do not disobey any of them). If you have any further questions you should ask a doctor, a pharmacist or a nurse. You should also carefully read the set of instructions from your drug’s label. This medicine should be taken in exactly as prescribed by your physician. Do not use more or less than what he or she has instructed you to.
You should carefully wash both your hands in order to use Kenalog ointment or cream (you must do this before and after using this medicine, provided that you are not treating a hand condition). You must only use a very small amount of this medicine and put it on the affected skin area. Rub the medicine gently until it has been completely absorbed into the skin. You must not let this medicine come into direct contact with your mouth, eyes or mucous membranes. Applying Triamcinoline (Kenacort) to a healthy skin area could have dangerous effects.
Ask your doctor to calculate the dose of Kenalog that suits you best. You must not deviate from the dose that you have been prescribed in any way. The correct dosage varies from one patient to another, as it depends on a couple of factors (among them: body weight, the disorder’s severity, etc).
Kenalog overdose is highly improbable to occur. An overdose with this medicine is not known to cause any life threatening symptoms. If you suspect that you are suffering from an overdose with this medicine (Kenalog), you should seek immediate medical care (contact your local poison control center, alert your personal physician).
Kenalog Missed Dose
Try not to miss any of your doses of Kenalog. If you happen to miss one, take it as soon as you recall. If it is time for another scheduled dose, simply skip the one that you have missed and proceed with your regular dosing schedule. It is strictly forbidden that you take extra doses of this product without your physician’s approval.
Kenalog Side Effects
This medicine’s (Kenalog’s) side effects are not known to be dangerous or serious. You must stop using this medicine and alert your personal physician as soon as possible if you experience any of Kenalog’s severe side effects and allergic reactions:
A treatment with Kenalog is more likely to trigger other less severe (but much more common) side effects. You may continue using this medicine, but you should alert your personal physician if you are experiencing any of these less serious side effects of Kenalog:
A prolonged treatment with this product is known to sometimes trigger these side effects:
If you have any of these side effects, you are in need of medical care. Alert your personal healthcare provider as soon as you can. Other side effects and allergic reactions might be triggered by a treatment with Kenalog. You should inform your physician immediately if you experience anything unusual while taking or shortly after your treatment with this medicine.
Kenalog Drug Reactions
Avoid using the following products and medicines while you are following a treatment with Kenalog:
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