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Injection
Published: 12/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
KENACORT-A INTRADERMAL /INTRAARTICULAR Aqueous Suspension Injection 50mg/5mL
 Active ingredient:
Triamcinolone acetonide
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a synthetic corticosteroid (steroid hormone) preparation which improves inflammation and allergic symptoms and suppresses immunoreaction.
It is usually used to treat immune disease, allergic disease and inflammatory disease.
It is used when the patient can not be treated with oral medicine or when sufficient effect can not be expected by topical medicine, depending on the disease.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have infected articular cavity/synovial sac/tendon sheaths/peritendon or flail joint(unstable state).
    If you have infection, systemic mycosis, peptic ulcer, psychosis, tuberculosis, keratitis, cataract, glaucoma, hypertension, electrolyte abnormality or thrombosis.
    If you have recently received any surgery to internal organs.
    If you have had acute myocardial infarction.
    If you have diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, renal failure, hypothyroidism, liver cirrhosis, fatty liver,
    fat embolism or myasthenia gravis.
    If you have had chickenpox or measles.
    If you have received a vaccination.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, inject this medicine into articular cavity, into soft tissues, into tendon sheaths, into synovial sac, intradermal injection, into nebulizer, into nasal cavity, into paranasal cavity, into pharynx/trachea, into middle ear cavity, into eustachian tube, into nasal turbinate, into nasal polyp, into esophagus. However, it may be used in different ways according to the disease.


  • The treatment span is determined according to your symptoms. Consult with your doctor about your specific treatment schedule.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include instability of the joint and pain/swelling (at the intraarticular injection). If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • cold-like symptoms, general malaise, fever [induced infection, exacerbation of infection]
  • general malaise, nausea, thirst [secondary adrenocortical insufficiency, diabetes mellitus]
  • heart burn, stomach feeling heavy, back pain [peptic ulcer, pancreatitis]
  • having no energy, depressed, convulsion [psychiatric disturbance, depressive state, convulsion]
  • low-back/back pain, joint pain, muscle pain [osteoporosis, aseptic necrosis of bone head in femur/humerus, myopathy]
  • headache, reduced visual acuity, blurred vision [glaucoma, posterior capsule opacification]
  • hematemesis, nausea, chest pain [thrombosis]
  • shortness of breath, impaired judgment, decreased conscinousness [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • whistling sound, breathing difficulty, shortness of breath [exacerbation of asthma attacks ]
  • loss of vision, reduced visual acuity, blurred vision [blindness, visual disorder]
  • tendon pain, unable to move fingers [tendon rapture]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.