Kenalog pills
 Kenalog - hormonal drug.

Pharmacological action

Kenalog - synthetic means the group glyukokortikosterodov.

Its active substance - triamcinolone provider immunosuppressive, anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory effect. Triamcinolone difference from other similar products by the action of the system is that it suppresses the production in the pituitary corticotropin not affect the water-salt balance, does not retain the liquid sodium in the body. There are reviews of Kenalog, that its diabetogenic effect is negligible.

Kenalog reduces proteolytic enzymes in the site of inflammation, thereby stopping the inflammatory process suppresses the appearance of antibodies, lowers the release and secretion of allergic mediators.

Product form

Kenalog medicine is available in different dosage forms, allowing you to select the optimal treatment regimen: a tablet with a content of 4 mg Kenalog triamcinolone and Kenalog40 in suspension for injections in ampoules.


According to the instructions Kenalog prescribed for: hay fever, chronic diseases of the respiratory tract, accompanied by obstruction (in cases where the local treatment to no avail), common in allergic and skin diseases, including allergic rhinitis, dermatitis, hives, conjunctivitis, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, eczematous and atopic dermatitis.

Good reviews of Kenalog, used in the treatment of adrenal insufficiency, blood cancer, cancer of the prostate.

The suspension (Kenalog in ampoules) is administered intra-articularly for such diseases: arthritis, arthrosis, joint dysfunction bags, joint edema.

Instructions for use Kenalogum

The medicine Kenalog pills taken preferably in the morning.

The dosage to 16mg drink at a time, and exceeding 16mg dose taken several times.

Adults begin treatment with a dose of 4-32mg. Patients diagnosed with chronic leukemia may receive increased to 75 mg daily dose of Kenalog. When the number of side effects received Kenalogum gradually reduced - by 1-2mg every three days.

Children 6L after taking Kenalog of instructions - 0, 1-0, 5 mg per kg per day. The resulting dosage can be taken at a time can be divided into several stages. The permissible dose for children - no more than 14mg.

Kenalog 40 (suspension) can not chop intravenously, intramuscularly alone, intra. Enter usually 40mg of the drug (one ampule Kenalog), only in rare cases, if necessary, allowed to enter 80mg funds. For children up to 12l dosage Kenalog 40 as calculated from the weight of 0, 03-0, 2 mg per kilogram per day.

 Kenalog in ampoules

To prevent allergic diseases, seasonal children and adults after 12l prescribed 40mg ampoules Kenalogum one / year.

If you need to re-enter Kenalog, do not earlier than 2-4ned.

For intraarticular administration used 10-40mg Kenalog 40 at a time. Sticking Kenalog in different joints, you must make sure that the amount of drug administered not more than 80mg. Repeated injections are administered through 3-4ned (if necessary).

side effects

There are reviews of Kenalog, saying that after its application there were side effects: digestive disorders, appetite, pancreatic gland function, the appearance of gastrointestinal ulcers, nausea, flatulence, vomiting, heart rhythm disturbances, increased blood clots, hypertension, increase in blood clotting, depression, dizziness, insomnia, nervous disorders, headaches, paranoia, irritability, tremors, increased intracranial pressure, seizures, impaired spatial orientation, psychosis.

Also Kenalog medicine can cause weight gain, worsening of endogenous adrenal hormones, glucose uptake, rash acne, stretch marks, pigment spots, petechiae, poor wound healing, delayed sexual development and growth in children, Cushing's syndrome. After preparation Kenalog may develop cataracts, eye cornea to change, to increase the pressure inside the eye, reduce the level of potassium and calcium, to increase the level of sodium in the blood, appear muscular atrophy, bone necrosis, osteoporosis.

Because intolerance may develop allergic skin reactions: itching, rash. Preparations Kenalog, Kenalog 40 characteristic withdrawal syndrome.

Kenalog ampoules, which are administered by injection, can cause numbness, pain, burning, and scarring.

Contraindications Kenalogum

According to the instructions Kenalog is contraindicated in individual sensitivity to an agent, for children up to 6 liters, during lactation, pregnancy, peptic ulcer gastrointestinal tract, while bone disease, with severe injuries, operations, glaucoma, diabetes mellitus, increased tendency to form blood clots, bleeding opening.

Do not take Kenalog, Kenalog 40 simultaneously with anticoagulants, with Cushing's syndrome, caution is prescribed means elderly patients, those who have found liver disease, hyperthyroidism, hyperlipidemia, with impaired cardiac function, epilepsy, obesity, in immunodeficiency.