Celestone vs Kenalog

Celestone
(Rx)
Kenalog
(Rx)
Celestone is a steroid.
Kenalog is a steroid and a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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April 17, 1961
January 29, 1974
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,191 Discussions
12,922 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Eczema
#2 for Rash
#3 for Asthma
#4 for Skin Problems
Celestone is prescribed for Eczema, Rash and Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Swelling
#3 for Scars
#4 for Itching
#6 for Acne
#7 for Rash
#8 for Eczema
#9 for Keloid
#10 for Psoriasis
#11 for RA
#12 for Asthma
Kenalog is prescribed for Allergy, Swelling, Scars, Itching, Seasonal Allergies, Acne, Rash, Keloid, Eczema, Psoriasis and RA and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cel
Contractions
9
Weight Gain
3
High Blood Pressure
2
Psychosis
1
Arachnoiditis
1
Stomach Problems
1
UTI
1
Cataract
1
Tachycardia
1
Cholestasis
1
Ken
Weight Gain
3
Cataract
2
Irregular Periods
1
Mood Swings
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Arachnoiditis
1
Paranoia
1
UTI
1
Heavy Periods
1
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Celestone
Cel
Kenalog
Ken
Contractions
Cel
Ken
9
0
Weight Gain
Cel
Ken
3
3
High Blood Pressure
Cel
Ken
2
1
Psychosis
Cel
Ken
1
0
Arachnoiditis
Cel
Ken
1
1
Stomach Problems
Cel
Ken
1
0
UTI
Cel
Ken
1
1
Cataract
Cel
Ken
1
2
Tachycardia
Cel
Ken
1
0
Cholestasis
Cel
Ken
1
0
Weight Gain
Ken
Cel
3
3
Cataract
Ken
Cel
2
1
Irregular Periods
Ken
Cel
1
0
Mood Swings
Ken
Cel
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Ken
Cel
1
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ken
Cel
1
0
Arachnoiditis
Ken
Cel
1
1
Paranoia
Ken
Cel
1
0
UTI
Ken
Cel
1
1
Heavy Periods
Ken
Cel
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Celestone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Kenalog during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Injection, Ointment, Spray
Dosages
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Solution: 3 mg/mL base (4 mg/mL), 0.6 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 0.6 mg
Cream: 0.025%, 0.1%, 0.5%
Ointment: 0.025%, 0.1%, 0.5%
Lotion: 0.025%, 0.1%
Suspension: 10 mg/mL, 40 mg/mL
Aerosol: 0.147 mg/gram
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate , Betamethasone , Betamethasone Acetate/Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Celestone and Kenalog: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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