Generic Name: Triamcinolone acetonide
Product Name: Kenacort-A
- Indication of Kenacort-A
- Action of Kenacort-A
- Dose advice of Kenacort-A
- Schedule of Kenacort-A
- Common side effects of Kenacort-A
- Uncommon side effects of Kenacort-A
Indication of Kenacort-A:Kenacort-A is given as an injection into joints, tendons, skin or muscle. Injection into joints and tendons may be given as short-term treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, epicondylitis and tenosynovitis. Injections may be given into the skin to treat conditions such as keloids, ganglia, discoid lupus and psoriasis.Injections into the muscle can be used to provide systemic corticosteroid therapy where oral administration is not an option.
Action of Kenacort-A:Corticosteroids alter genes within the body's cells to reduce the body's normal inflammation and immune responses.
Dose advice of Kenacort-A:The dose of triamcinolone acetonide that is required will vary and must be individualised on the basis of the disease being treated and the response of the patient. Intra-articular injection:Initial recommended dose of triamcinolone acetonide is:
Schedule of Kenacort-A:S4, 10, 40.
Common side effects of Kenacort-A:
Uncommon side effects of Kenacort-A:
Diseases treated by Kenacort-A:
- Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (Chondrocalcinosis, Pseudogout)
- Frozen Shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
- Hypoadrenalism (includes Addison's disease)
- Supraspinatus tendinitis (painful arc syndrome)
For further information talk to your doctor.
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