Kenacort 0.1% (5 gm) tube
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|Generic Name||Triamcinolone Acetonide|
|Manufacturer||Nicholas Piramal (India)|
A dermatologist may prescribe Kenacort 0.1% to help you get rid of mouth ulcers and mouth inflammation. The active ingredient triamcinolone acetonide prevents the release of certain substances that are responsible for causing inflammation in the body. Kenacort is a dental paste which one can apply to treat painful lesions in the mouth. The anti-inflammatory formulation is effective against mouth ulcers and helps to provide relief from swelling and redness in the affected area. Triamcinolone forms a protective film over the ulcers and heals them within a few weeks of regular application.
Before using kenacort paste 0.1%, tell your physician if you are allergic to triamcinolone acetonide or other inactive ingredients of the formulation, or if you have any other allergies. Other than Triamcinolone, kenacort paste also contains inactive ingredients, which can contribute to allergic reactions or other adverse reaction. Contact your physician for more details.
On using Kenacort 0.1%, you may experience side effects such as irritation on the application site. If the adverse reaction stays or continues to become worse over time, seek immediate medical attention. Many people using this topical formulation may not experience any of the side effects. Remember that your physician will describe Triamcinolone formulation only when the risk weights greater than the risks associated with the medicine.
Do not apply kenacort paste in the eyes or on the skin. Apply only inside your mouth. Dab a small amount of medication onto the affected area, make sure that the paste sticks and forms a slippery film over the treated area. You can use a cotton swab to apply the dental paste. Do not spread the preparation or rub the paste inside your mouth. Apply it two to three times daily after meals or bedtime, be sure to follow the application regimen provided by your physician. Do not cover the treated area with a bandage unless your physician tells you to do that. Your mouth infection may worsen while you are using this medication, inform your physician if your condition persists or worsen after one to two week of the treatment. Before using this anti-inflammatory drug, tell your physician if you have sores of the mouth, herpes type infection, and infections of the mouth or throat. These are certain medical conditions, and your physician should be aware of. Before applying Triamcinolone formulation, tell your physician about your medical history. Rarely, using a topical corticosteroid for a long time can make it more difficult for your body to respond to physical stress. Therefore, it is important to inform your physician about surgery or emergency treatment. Also, if you get a serious injury or illness, tell your physician straight away if you are using kenacort paste or have used this medication within the past few months. Pregnant women should use this medicine only when it is needed during pregnancy. It is important to discuss the risks and benefits of using Kenacort dental paste with your physician.