Kenalog vs Triamcinolone Acetonide for Keloid

Kenalog
(Rx)
Triamcinolone Acetonide
(Rx)
Kelo-Cote Triamcinolone Acetonide Kenalog 10 Kenalog 40
Kenalog is a steroid and a skin medication.
Triamcinolone Acetonide is a mouth and throat - glucocorticoid and a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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January 29, 1974
March 9, 1978
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
12,922 Discussions
2,915 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Itching
#2 for Rash
#3 for Eczema
#4 for Allergy
#5 for Psoriasis
#6 for Acne
#7 for Swelling
#8 for Skin Problems
#9 for Canker Sores
#10 for Scars
#11 for Dermatitis
#12 for Alopecia Areata
Triamcinolone Acetonide is prescribed for Itching, Rash, Eczema, Allergy and Psoriasis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ken
Weight Gain
7
Cataract
5
Irregular Periods
2
Mood Swings
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Arachnoiditis
1
Paranoia
1
UTI
1
Heavy Periods
1
Tri
Folliculitis
2
Weight Gain
2
Skin Cancer
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Staph Infection
1
Weeping
1
Candida
1
Hyperpigmentation
1
UTI
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Kenalog
Ken
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Tri
Weight Gain
Ken
Tri
7
2
Cataract
Ken
Tri
5
0
Irregular Periods
Ken
Tri
2
0
Mood Swings
Ken
Tri
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Ken
Tri
2
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ken
Tri
1
2
Arachnoiditis
Ken
Tri
1
0
Paranoia
Ken
Tri
1
0
UTI
Ken
Tri
1
1
Heavy Periods
Ken
Tri
1
0
Folliculitis
Tri
Ken
2
0
Weight Gain
Tri
Ken
2
7
Skin Cancer
Tri
Ken
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tri
Ken
2
1
Staph Infection
Tri
Ken
1
0
Weeping
Tri
Ken
1
0
Candida
Tri
Ken
1
0
Hyperpigmentation
Tri
Ken
1
0
UTI
Tri
Ken
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Tri
Ken
1
2
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 Kenalog during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Triamcinolone Acetonide 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, Ointment, Spray
Dental Product, Inhalation, Injection, Nasal Spray, Ointment
Dosages
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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
Aerosol: , 55 mcg, 55 mcg/actuation, 75 mcg/actuation, 100 mcg/actuation, 0.147 mg/gram
Ointment: 0.025%, 0.05%, 0.1%, 0.5%
Cream: 0.025%, 0.1%, 0.5%
Suspension: 3 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL, 40 mg/mL
Lotion: 0.025%, 0.1%
Kit: 40 mg/mL
Paste: 0.1%
Spray: 50 mcg
Tablet: 4 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Triamcinolone Acetonide
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Kenalog and Triamcinolone Acetonide: 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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