Kenalog, injections

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5 ampoules and pack

  • Triamsinolone
  • Triamcinolone

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540 р. Average price online * 540 p. (5 ampoules)

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Instructions for use

"Kenalog" - a drug to relieve inflammation and severe allergy attacks, which is used in a wide range of patients. The tool belongs to a group of glucocorticoid hormones, but it has a less negative effect on the body compared with similar drugs.

Description and properties

kanelog-susenziya The main active component of Kenalog is a synthetic substance triamcinolone, which, when ingested, has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect (especially when used locally).

In addition, the drug in the form of injections has a pronounced effect against allergies and severe itching, which is poorly relieved by pills.

The therapeutic effect of "Kenalog" is the following effects on the body:

  • inhibits the production of enzymes in the area of ​​inflammation, stopping the development of the process;
  • prevents the appearance of antibodies;
  • suppresses allergy attacks by preventing the formation of allergy mediators;
  • reduces the number of prostaglandins;
  • reduces the permeability of capillaries and blood vessels;
  • has an immunosuppressive effect;
  • temporarily blocks the function of the adrenal cortex.

The advantage of Kenalog over other drugs with a similar mechanism of action is that it does not have a depressant effect on the pituitary gland, and also does not violate the water-salt balance, since it does not inhibit potassium and sodium salts in the body.

The concentration of the active substance, sufficient to ensure therapeutic activity, is achieved 8-12 hours after the injection and entering the systemic circulation. Triamcinolone is excreted in the urine (in this case, part of the drug is excreted in the form of metabolites, and some remains unchanged).

Kenalog is produced in the form of a suspension for intramuscular injections in 1 ml ampoules (5 ampoules per package).

Indications for use

One ampoule on the table "Kenalog" in ampoules can be used both locally and systemically - it depends on the diagnosis, the severity of the patient's condition, his age and what effect is needed to achieve.

As a systemic preparation, Kenalog's injections are used for the following diseases:

  • acute diseases of the lower respiratory tract (for example, bronchitis and bronchial asthma);
  • dermatitis and certain types of dermatosis with characteristic symptoms (peeling of the skin, ulcers, wounds, blisters, etc.);
  • hay fever.

Local use is possible with the presence of these diagnoses in the patient's medical history:

  • periosteum inflammation;
  • cysts;
  • hair loss (spherical shape);
  • bursitis;
  • lupus erythematosus;
  • lesions of the skin of an isolated type (plaque psoriasis, etc.);
  • lesions of articular tissue (arthritis, arthrosis, gout, dropsy of joints).
It is strictly forbidden to use Kenalog independently without a doctor's prescription - this can lead to very serious consequences.

How to apply?

Intramuscular injections

Kenalog is inserted into the gluteal muscle with a slow jet infusion. It is very important to make sure that the needle does not touch the blood vessels, and only then begin the injection.

Important! Failure to follow the injection technique can be fatal!

Dosage "Kenalog" with intramuscular injection

Indications Dosage Notes
For adult patients 40 mg (1 ampoule), in severe cases it is allowed to use 2 ampoules (80 mg) The drug is administered once. If reuse is necessary, an interval of 2–4 weeks between injections should be observed.
For children under 12 years old 0.03-0.2 mg / kg
For the prevention of allergies 40 mg (1 ampoule) per year The drug is administered before the start of the flowering period.

Intra-articular injections

The dosage of "Kenalog" with intraarticular injection ranges from 10 mg (1/4 ampoule) to 40 mg per injection. If you need to enter the drug in several joints, you need to make sure that the total amount of the drug does not exceed 2 ampoules. Repeated injections are possible no earlier than in 3-4 weeks.

Important! With the introduction of funds into the joint, it is necessary to observe complete sterility. The affected area should be treated as before surgery. After the injection, cover the injection area with a sterile cloth (for 5-10 minutes).

Contraindications

Prick knee Injections of "Kenalog" are not put to patients in the presence of the following diseases:

  • skin lesions caused by bacterial or fungal infections;
  • stomach ulcer;
  • ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • poliomyelitis (in children);
  • severe forms of psychosis and depression, as well as hysteria;
  • bone tissue atrophy;
  • glaucoma;
  • inflammatory processes of the internal organs caused by viral agents, fungi and bacterial microorganisms;
  • genital infections;
  • tuberculosis.

Intramuscular injections of the drug is undesirable for patients under 12 years.

It is wise to use "Kenalog" under the following conditions:

  • heart, kidney and liver failure;
  • the risk of blood clots;
  • diabetes;
  • epileptic disorders;
  • pathologies of the musculoskeletal skeleton (heavy progressive forms);
  • malignant tumors in the presence of metastasis;
  • a history of peptic ulcer disease (even treated).

Important! If the patient is to be vaccinated, Kenalog's injections are canceled 8 weeks before the vaccine is given, and they are resumed not earlier than two weeks after.

Side effects

Despite the fact that the drug is transferred much easier than its counterparts, and has less negative effects on the body, the appearance of undesirable effects is still possible.

What side effects may occur when using "Kenalog"

Organ system Side effects
Digestive system Change stool, constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, ulcerative lesions, loss of appetite, heartburn, belching.
Musculoskeletal system Osteoporosis, stunted growth (in children), muscle fiber atrophy, bone death.
Organs of vision Cataract, corneal pathology, increased intraocular pressure.
Circulatory system and heart Increased pressure, increased blood clotting, tachycardia.
The immune system Allergic reactions (redness, burning, itching).
Integuments Acne, stretch marks, scars and scars, numbness of the skin at the injection site
Nervous system Insomnia, anxiety, depression, mental disorders, tremor of the limbs, convulsive syndrome, etc.
Endocrine system Increase in body weight, inhibition of adrenal cortex, increase in sensitivity to glucose
Exchange processes Metabolic disorders of potassium, sodium and calcium

Pharmacy dispensing and storage

Kenalog is strictly a prescription. The shelf life of the suspension for injections is 3 years from the date of manufacture. Store in a dark place out of the reach of small children, at a temperature not exceeding 25 degrees.

Reviews

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About 7 years, I suffered with bursitis on the left leg. Nothing helped at all. Temporary measures brought a slight relief, but the effect quickly disappeared. When it came to the fact that I could not wear shoes on a sore foot, I agreed to the injection of Kenalog. The thing is, of course, very sensitive and painful, but the result is worth it. The pain has gone completely, now I go easily, because nothing bothers. Tatyana Nikolaevna, 55 years old, Vladimir

His wife was given Kenalog's injections when she had a jump in the chalace. At first it was one lump, but then there were already three of them. Treatment with ointments and warming did not help, so we agreed to an extreme measure. Then, of course, it was scary, but now we do not regret anything. Wife finally got rid of this misfortune and stopped being shy to go out Maxim Viktorovich, 40, RF

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1 comment

  • Nurik :

    Kenalog the first Thing, of course, is very sensitive and painful, but the result is worth it. The pain has passed completely, now I walk easily, there is even a sensitive place in the joint, as if you had a cardon between the middle.

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