Depo Medrol vs Kenalog

Depo Medrol
(Rx)
Kenalog
(Rx)
Depo Medrol is a steroid.
Kenalog is a steroid and a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.3
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.4
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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May 27, 1959
January 29, 1974
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,758 Discussions
12,922 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RA
#2 for Swelling
#3 for Itching
#4 for Asthma
#5 for Rash
#6 for Lupus
#7 for Tendonitis
Depo Medrol is prescribed for RA, Swelling, Itching, Asthma, Rash, Lupus and Tendonitis 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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Dep
Arachnoiditis
8
Weight Gain
8
Meningitis
2
High Blood Pressure
1
Mood Swings
1
Restlessness
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Psychosis
1
Stomach Ulcers
1
Ken
Weight Gain
4
Cataract
3
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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Depo Medrol
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Kenalog
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Arachnoiditis
Dep
Ken
8
1
Weight Gain
Dep
Ken
8
4
Meningitis
Dep
Ken
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Dep
Ken
1
1
Mood Swings
Dep
Ken
1
1
Restlessness
Dep
Ken
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Dep
Ken
1
1
Sleep Disorders
Dep
Ken
1
0
Psychosis
Dep
Ken
1
0
Stomach Ulcers
Dep
Ken
1
0
Weight Gain
Ken
Dep
4
8
Cataract
Ken
Dep
3
0
Irregular Periods
Ken
Dep
1
0
Mood Swings
Ken
Dep
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Ken
Dep
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ken
Dep
1
1
Arachnoiditis
Ken
Dep
1
8
Paranoia
Ken
Dep
1
0
UTI
Ken
Dep
1
0
Heavy Periods
Ken
Dep
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 Depo Medrol 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
Injection, Ointment, Spray
Dosages
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Suspension: 20 mg/mL, 40 mg/mL, 80 mg/mL
Syringe: 80 mg/mL
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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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Methylprednisolone
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Depo Medrol 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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