Active ingredients: triamcinolone
What it is used for
Intra-Articular: Kenacort-A 10 Injection (Sterile Triamcinolone Acetonide Suspension USP) is indicated for intra-articular or intrasynovial administration, and for injections into tendon sheaths, as adjunctive therapy for short-term administration (to tide the patient over an acute episode or exacerbation) in: Synovitis of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute and subacute bursitis, acute gouty arthritis, epicondylitis, acute non-specific tenosynovitis, post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Intradermal: Intralesional administration of Kenacort-A 10 Injection is indicated for the treatment of Keloids, discoid lupus erythermatous, necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum, alopecia areata and localised hypertrophic, infiltrated, inflammatory lesions of: lichen planus, psoriatic plaques, granuloma annulare, and lichen simplex chronicus ( neurodermatitis), Kenacort-A 10 Injection also may be useful in cystic tumours of an aponeurosis or tendon ( ganglia).
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intraarticular
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Opaque white suspension
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient triamcinolone
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems