Kenalog In Orabase (Dental)

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Side effects of Kenalog in Orabase

I have been taking Kenalog in Orabase every day for about 25 years.  It is also called Triamcinolone Acetonide -- a dental paste. USP, 0.1%  It come in a 5 gram tube.  The prescribed purpose for taking this medication is for a localized...
by Max Bokelman in SF Bay area, 10/09/2006

Kenalog In Orabase (Dental) Drug and Prescription Information

Kenalog In Orabase (Dental)

Kenalog In Orabase (Dental) Medication Classification

TRIAMCINOLONE (For the teeth or gums)

Kenalog In Orabase (Dental) Brandname

Kenalog In Orabase

Kenalog In Orabase (Dental) is used for the Treatment

Triamcinolone (trye-am-SIN-oh-lone) Treats pain and redness caused by mouth sores or gum problems. Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

When To Not Use Kenalog In Orabase (Dental)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to triamcinolone or if you have an infection in your mouth or throat.

How Should You Use Kenalog In Orabase (Dental)


  • Your doctor or dentist will tell you how much to use and how often.
  • Use the medicine on the inside of your mouth.
  • It is best to use the medicine at bedtime so it can work overnight. If you also use the medicine during the day, put it on after meals.
  • Squeeze about 1/4 inch of the paste from the tube onto a cotton swab (Q-tip®). Press the paste on the area you are treating until the medicine sticks and a thin film forms.
  • Do not rub the medicine in. Rubbing may cause the paste to crumble or become gritty.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Apply the missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • Do not put on two doses at the same time.

Proper Kenalog In Orabase (Dental) Storage

Store Kenalog In Orabase (Dental) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Kenalog In Orabase (Dental) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Kenalog In Orabase (Dental)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Kenalog In Orabase (Dental) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have tuberculosis, diabetes, ulcers, or chickenpox before you use this medicine.
  • If your symptoms do not get better after using this medicine for 7 days, tell your doctor.

Kenalog In Orabase (Dental) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe itching, burning, or irritation in your mouth
  • Drainage, pus, or other signs of infection where you are using the medicine

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