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Brand name: Kenalog in Orabase TM

Active ingredients: triamcinolone

What it is used for

Acute and chronic lesions of the oral mucosa including recurrent ulcerative aphthous stomatitis; erosive lichen planus; denture stomatitis; traumatic lesions including denture sore spots; desquamative gingivitis and stomatitis. Lesions of traumatic origin and most nonrecurring conditions heal rapidly and permanently. Chronic and recurrent lesions are promptly relieved, but symptoms usually recur after termination of therapy. However, Kenalog in Orabase is effective in suppressing subsequent recurrences.

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: Buccal
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Opaque light brown ointment

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 3 : Pharmacist Only Medicine.

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.

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

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