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How long after an intramuscular Kenalog injection until the medication and/or its effects are completely cleared from the body?
How long do the effects of an intramuscular Kenalog injection typically last? How long before the medication is totally cleared from the body?
Sufferer I have taken my triamcinolone (trade names kenalog, aristocort you have any short/long term side effects while taking this drug?
Try to avoid Kenalog (triamcinolone): Kenalog (triamcinolone) is not an allergy shot, but rather a corticosteroid. As such it has significant side effects that are cumulative. The more steroid injections you get the greater the risks of permanent, possibly life threatening injections. They also do not cure symptoms rather cover them up. With multiple, effective other therapeutic options oral/injectable steroids should be reserved for severe reactions. ...Read more
Minimal: If the kenalog (triamcinolone) is to be used for a joint injection and the injection is done under sterile conditions, there is little danger for the kenalog (triamcinolone) injection. It also be given as an injection intramuscularly to reduce inflammatory symptoms and again is not typically dangerous. Diabetics might see a rise in glucose levels for a short time. ...Read more
Injected WHERE?: Injected into muscle it lasts about 1 month. Injected into a joint it lasts longer. It is not possible to be any more exact about duration of therapeutic activity in a joint. ...Read more
Possible: A side effect of kenalog (triamcinolone) and other steroids can be atrophy or loss of tissue just below the skin where the injection was given. Steroids that are injected can also cause a loss of pigment to the skin where the injection was given. These are not common problems but they can occur. ...Read more
What is the difference between kenalog (triamcinolone) 10 and 40? I need it for a small cyct. Thanks
Kenalog (triamcinolone) side effect.: A few days.Get a more detailed answer ›