Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
By ABBOTT HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
1ml Injection in Vial
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Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml is an intradermal steroid hormone medicine used in the treatment of inflammation caused by diseases such as allergies, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, etc. The generic name of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml is Triamcinolone.
Uses of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml uses are in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, itching, inflammatory signs in skin conditions, severe inflammation, e.g., arthritis, kidneys ailments and allergies.
Contraindications of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
Kindly avoid taking this medicine if you suffer from systemic infection (infection that affects the whole body) and if it has not been treated, if you are allergic to it or the components of this medicine, and if you have taken any live vaccines (recently).
Side effects of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml side effects include increased thirst, frequent urination, high blood pressure, increased weight gain (especially around the face), muscle weakness, irregular periods, reoccurrence of tuberculosis if you had it in the past, headache, fits or seizures, difficulty in swallowing and white patches in the mouth, eye problems and some mental problems.
Precautions and Warnings of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
Can I take Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml during pregnancy?
It is not safe to administer this medicine during pregnancy or if your planning pregnancy.
Can I take Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml while breastfeeding?
This medicine is not considered safe during breastfeeding as it is known to pass into breastmilk and cause harm to the infant.
Can I drive if I have been administered with Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml?
This medicine does not affect your ability and your fair judgement to drive. However, if you experience any side effects especially dizziness or spinning of head, do not drive.
Can I consume alcohol after the administration of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml?
This medicine does not interact with alcoholic beverages; hence, it is probably safe to consume alcohol while on the medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
It is advisable not to suggest this medication to anyone even if their symptoms are similar to yours. The course of this medicine should not be started, altered or stopped by yourself. Visit your doctor for each dose of this medicine
Mode of Action of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
How Does It Work?
Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml composition inhibits the release of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation. It also works by controlling the autoimmune reactions.
Directions for Use of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
This medicine is a solution for injection. Do not self-medicate this medication. The administration of this medicine is restricted to medical professionals only. This medicine is for external use only. Oral consumption of this solution is hazardous to health
Interactions of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
Interactions with other medicines
- Blood thinners such as warfarin
- Ketoconazole or itraconazole
- Consult your doctor for more details on other medicines
Interactions with food items
Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml for inflammation has no recorded and medically proven interactions with food.
Other general Interactions
This medicine is known to interactions with systemic infection (affecting the whole body). Consult your doctor for more details regarding other conditions.
Storage and disposal of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
This medicine needs to be stored in a cool and dry place at temperatures not exceeding 25°C and away from the reach of children. Do not use this medicine post the expiration date. Follow medical waste management protocol when disposing this medicine.
Dosage of Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml
Kenacort 10mg Inj 1ml dosage should be administered in limited amounts and as per the required prescription. This medicine is to be administered by medical professionals only; hence, it is highly unlikely to be overdosed. In the case of overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
Missed a Dose
This medicine is not for regular dosage and should be strictly administered by medical professionals; hence, the possibility of missing a dose is slim to none. Consult your doctor for more details regarding the proper schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What information should I provide my healthcare provider before taking this medicine?
A: Your complete medical/surgical history as well as any history of systemic infections that may have been left untreated should be thoroughly reported to your doctor
Q: What are some of the side effects of this medicine in paediatric patients?
A: This medicine may hinder the growth in paediatric patients; however, it is of rare occurrence.
Q: Why is this medicine unsafe during pregnancy?
A: This medicine is known to cross into the placenta which will affect the baby; hence, it is unsafe during pregnancy.
Q: What are the symptoms of mental health problems that arise as a side effect of this medicine?
A: Depression, suicidal tendencies, mood changes, anxiety, etc., are some of the observed symptoms of mental health problems as a side effect of this medicine.
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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