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Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml
Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml
Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml
Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml
Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml

Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml

1ml Injection in Vial
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Triamcinolone(40.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml is classified as a steroid hormone used in the treatment of severe inflammation caused by allergies and several diseases.

Uses of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml

  • Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml dosage is used for the treatment of:
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Kidney disorders
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Lupus
  • Skin diseases
  • Allergies

Contraindications of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml

  • Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml composition should be stopped if
  • You are allergic or hypersensitive to it
  • You have recently taken any live vaccine
  • You are suffering from an infection that affects your whole body (systemic infection), which is not already being treated

Side effects of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml

  • Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml side effects are increased blood pressure, thirst, and excessive urination
  • Gain in weight/flesh around the face
  • Skin problems like acne and stretch marks
  • Increased risk of contracting an infection
  • Reoccurrence of tuberculosis
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • White patches inside the mouth
  • Headache, fits, muscular weakness
  • Eye problems like cataract, increased eye pressure (caused by long term use)
  • Retarded growth of children and adolescents
  • Irregular periods
  • Serious mental health disorders like depression, suicidal tendencies, mood swings, anxiety etc.

Precautions and Warnings of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml


Can I use Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml during pregnancy?
It should not be administered during pregnancy as it is unsafe for the baby.

Breast Feeding

Can I use this medicine while breastfeeding?
No, it should not be used while breastfeeding, as it can affect the child's growth and health.


Can I drive after taking Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml?
This injectable medicine can cause vertigo or dizziness. In such situations, driving has to be avoided.


Can I consume alcohol while using this medicine?
There are no reports of interaction with alcohol. However, consult your physician before consuming alcohol during the treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
This medicine should be taken as prescribed, without missing a dose. It should not be stopped abruptly as it can harm you. The physician will reduce its doses gradually.

Mode of Action of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml

How Does It Work?

This medicine acts by interfering with the chemicals that cause inflammation and allergies. It controls the autoimmune reactions in the body.

Directions for Use of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml

Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml for infection has to be administered by a physician or a trained nurse. Self-administration of the injection is not advised.

Interactions of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • There are reports of this medicine's interactions with:
  • Aspirin
  • Cyclosporine
  • Diuretics
  • Ketoconazole, itraconazole
  • Rifampin
  • Blood thinning medicines
  • Insulin

Interactions with food items

There are no known interactions with food.

Storage and disposal of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml

This medicine should be stored at room temperature, away from sunlight and moisture.

Dosage of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml


  • An overdose of this medicine can cause:
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Thinning of skin and easy bruising
  • Increased acne or facial hair
  • Menstrual cycle problems

Missed a Dose

In case you have missed a dose of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml, the physician should be consulted for further action. Self-administration in the case of missed dose is not advised.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should one keep in my mind while using Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml?

A: Before using this medicine, the physician should be informed about any history or presence of depression, mania, fits, diabetes, high blood pressure, eye problems, stomach ulcers, and tuberculosis.

Q: What are the ideal storage conditions?

A: This medicine should be stored in a cool and dry place. It should be kept away from sunlight, moisture and excessive heat. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Q: What should I inform the doctor prior to the administration of Kenacort 40mg Inj 1ml?

A: The doctor should be given a detailed medical and surgical history of the patient. You should also discuss with your doctor if you suffer from allergies.

Q: How can I use this medicine?

A: You should never use it by yourself. Only a doctor or qualified nurse should administer this medicine to you.

Q: What are the other precautions to be taken while using this medicine?

A: It reduces the body's natural immune response. Therefore, it is advised to consult the physician in case you have been in contact with someone suffering from chicken pox, shingles, measles or any other infectious disease.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:30 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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