Kenacort 40mg Injection is a steroid. It is used for the treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatic disorders. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.
Kenacort 40mg Injection is generally administered by a doctor or a nurse. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Get the injection regularly at the same time each day to get maximum benefits from it. It is important to keep using the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.
This medicine may cause a few side effects such as infection, headache, joint pain, or injection site reaction. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they do not go away. This medicine may make you more susceptible to viral infections, so you should stay away from people who have these infections. In general, you should try to avoid situations that make your symptoms worse (things like pollen and dust mites) and it is best not to smoke.
Before starting to use Kenacort 40mg Injection you should let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you use this medicine for a long time, your doctor may want to carry out certain medical tests to check your progress.
BENEFITS OF KENACORT INJECTION
In Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is an autoimmune disorder, in which the immune system starts attacking the lining of your joints. This causes pain and swelling in the joints.
Kenacort 40mg Injection helps treat rheumatoid arthritis. It makes the immune system function normally and prevents it from attacking the body. This gives relief from the symptoms such as pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints. This helps in easy movement and makes you do your daily activities more easily.
In Treatment of Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints.
Kenacort 40mg Injection can give you relief from this pain and swelling. It also reduces stiffness in the joints and helps in easy movement. This will help you do your daily activities more easily and thus improve your quality of life. Kenacort 40mg Injection should be taken at the same time each day to get maximum benefits. You should continue taking it until your doctor asks you to stop. Mild symptoms of osteoarthritis can sometimes be managed by doing light exercises, losing weight, and wearing suitable footwear.
HOW TO USE KENACORT INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
HOW KENACORT INJECTION WORKS
Kenacort 40mg Injection is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Kenacort 40mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Kenacort 40mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kenacort 40mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Kenacort 40mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have pain in the eyes or problems with your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kenacort 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kenacort 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kenacort 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kenacort 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
DRUG -DRUG INTERACTIONS-
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE KENACORT INJECTION?
If you miss a dose of Kenacort 40mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Kenacort
- Increased risk of infection
- Joint pain
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
Q. What is Kenacort 40mg Injection used for?
Kenacort 40mg Injection has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used for the treatment of conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It also helps to treat many autoimmune diseases which occur when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.
Q. How does Kenacort 40mg Injection work?
Kenacort 40mg Injection works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses associated with active inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.
Q. How is Kenacort 40mg Injection administered?
Kenacort 40mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the maximum benefit from Kenacort 40mg Injection.
Q. Is Kenacort 40mg Injection effective?
Kenacort 40mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Kenacort 40mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. When will I feel better after taking Kenacort 40mg Injection?
Kenacort 40mg Injection effectively treats pain and inflammation. However, its effect may vary from person to person, depending on the condition you are being treated for and also your body weight. Your doctor will prescribe you Kenacort 40mg Injection in the dose that suits your requirement.
Q. Is Kenacort 40mg Injection safe?
Kenacort 40mg Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.