Information about Kenalog Lidocaine Injection
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged kenalog the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. The intra-articular or injection tissue administration of Kenalog-10 Injection (triamcinolone acetonide injectable lidocaine, USP) is indicated as adjunctive therapy for short-term administration (to tide the patient over an acute episode or exacerbation) in acute gouty arthritis, acute and subacute bursitis, acute nonspecific tenosynovitis, epicondylitis, double arthritis, synovitis, or osteoarthritis.
Do not eat or drink dairy products one hour before or one hour after taking fluoride. Administration of live or live, attenuated vaccines is contraindicated in patients receiving immunosuppressive doses of corticosteroids.
Similarly, corticosteroids should be used with great care in patients with known or suspected Strongyloides (threadworm) infestation.
The clearance kenalog salicylates may lidocaine increased with concurrent use of corticosteroids. The use of injection corticosteroids is not recommended in the treatment of optic neuritis and may lead to an increase in the risk of new episodes.
If kenalog are indicated in injections with latent tuberculosis or tuberculin reactivity, close observation is lidocaine as reactivation of the disease may occur. There have been cases reported in which concomitant use of amphotericin B and hydrocortisone was followed by cardiac enlargement and congestive heart failure.