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About the drug:
Kenacort drug contains Triamcinolone, is an Adrenocortical steroid drug which inhibits the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
Uses of the drug:
It is available as a Injection, an injection, a topical drug or a nasal spray form. The injection form of the drug is very helpful for the treatment of pain and stiffness in a range of inflammatory condition, the drug is injected for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and acute gouty arthritis. The drug may also be given for treatment no listed above.
Working of the drug:
Kenacort is an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid drugs that is an inverse agonist at all the histamine H1 receptor. It is rapidly absorbed following an administration.
Kenacort Injection (40 mg/ml) is manufactured by Abbott drugs, India. You can buy Kenacort 40mg/ml Injections online at alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
This drug is available in the Injections form in the following strength on our website:
- Kenacort Injections (40mg/ml)
Before you take this drug:
Do not take this drug if you:
- Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
- Are pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or planning to breast feed
- have any recent heart surgery
- Have myasthenia gravis
- Have Diverticulitis
- Have liver disease
Tell your doctor if you:
- Having a condition called Phenylketonuria (especially a child)
- Have kidney problems
- Have epilepsy
- Have severe bladder infection
- Have bleeding or blood clotting disorders
- Have stomach ulcers or ulcerative colitis
How much to take the drug?
Dose and number of times the injection given to the patient will be decided by the doctor. Dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Always complete the dose. Buy Kenacort 40mg/ml online from alldaychemist.com.
How to take the drug?
It is an intramuscular injection that is given into joints. For IM injection, you will be given an injection deep into gluteal muscles at different site of muscle.
For how long to take?
Take the drug as long as the doctor prescribes you to do. you will be given several injections over a period of time, but it will be for the minimum possible time to relieve your symptoms.
An overdose of Triamcinolone may not be dangerous or life threatening but it should not be overdosed for any reason.
Never miss a single dose of Kenacort or any other medication. But if you forget to take a dose and hence miss one, take it as soon as you remember. Do not make up for the missed dose if the time to take the next one is almost near. Do not ever double dose on any medication.
Side effects of the drug:
While many people may not experience any side effects due to Triamcinolone that may not be the case with you. Get immediate medical help if you witness any of these serious and life threatening conditions: Thinning of bones, irregular menstrual period, High BP, swelling in lips, mouth, face, or throat; breathing difficulty, skin hives; lethargy; nausea; appetite changes; weight changes; fever; chills; body aches; flu symptoms; easy bruising or bleeding; muscle pain or tenderness; strong depression or changes in mood; irregular heart beat; white spots or sores inside your nose, mouth or lips; vision problems like eye pain, blurred vision, or halos.
Some less serious and common side effects of Triamcinolone are: burning, stinging, or bleeding in the nose; sneezing after medicine intake; cough; sore throat; runny nose; watery eyes; headache; dizziness; vomiting; or changed taste or smell which seems unpleasant.
The list of above side effects is not a complete one and there may be other effects not listed above. Contact your doctor right away if you feel the effects are serious.
Common drug interactions:
These drugs may interact with traimcinolone so let your doctor know if you are using these medications or treatment already: contraceptive pills; hormone replacement therapy; blood thinner like warfarin; cyclosporine; insulin or diabetes drugs; isoniazid (for TB); rifampin; seizure medications; some antibiotics; aspirin or other non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs; cancer medicine; Basiliximab; Muromonab-CD3; Other Steroids; Azathioprine; Mycophenolate Mofetil; Efalizumab. This list of drugs is non exhaustive and there may be other drug interactions. Share your drugs usage and medical history with your doctor for proper prescription.
Things to remember:
- Triamcinolone can reduce the level of white blood cells significantly in your body thereby reducing your immunity. This can lead to increased risk of infections when you are exposed to infectious agents. Hence you must avoid being near sick people.
- Seek preventive treatment if exposed to chicken pox or measles. These diseases can be serious or even fatal in people who are taking steroids.
- Do not give this medicine to anyone else
- Don’t exceed the recommended dose
|US Brand Name||Kenalog|
|Manufacturer||Nicholas Piramal (India)|
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