A 37-year-old member asked:
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woman is pregnant on kenacort (triamcinolone) so what are its side effect?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Kenacort (triamcinolone) in pregnanc: It has category c.It means either the studies in animals have revealed adverse effect on the fetu and the studies in women and and animals are not available..Drug should be given only if the potential benefit justify the potential risk to the fetus.
Answered on May 18, 2015

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